Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello has accredited the sum of N15m naira as scholarship award to 12-year-old desk tennis prodigy, Sezuo Ize Azziza.
The beneficiary represented Kogi state on the 2021 Nigeria Desk Tennis Federation (NTTF) Nationwide Championship, held in Lagos.
Confirming the report, Chief Press Secretary to the state governor, Muhammed Onogwu famous that the approval which can be launched into the beneficiary’s account to cater for her schooling from secondary Faculty up till college was in fulfilment of the governor’s promise to the fatherless tennis lad.
Sezuo Ize Azziza who was born right into a much less privileged household and loosing her father a really tender age desired to check Drugs and Surgical procedure within the College, a dream the governor alluded should not be hindered due to her household’s monetary standing
Azziza not too long ago caught the governor’s consideration together with her good and distinctive efficiency at match the place she represented the state.
The CPS famous that the governor was amazed by the child’s brilliance when he obtained Azziza and her household in his workplace in Lokoja, he stated the governor burdened that the lad was not solely skilful in her extracurricular actions however a superb teenager that have to be given all the required assist to allow her actualise her desires.
Reacting to the event, the State’s Commissioner for Schooling, Science and Expertise, Hon Wemi Jones counseled the governor for selling woman baby schooling and different intervention in bettering schooling improvement in Kogi State.