ASUU offers 100,000 scholarship to most indigent Unizik student

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has presented a cheque for N100,000 to Mr Emmanuel  Ani, selected as the most indigent student in the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra state.

Presenting the cheque to the beneficiary, during union’s congress held at Unizik, Auditorium, on Wednesday, ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, said the gesture was to support him to complete his academic pursuit.

Ogunyemi, represented by the University’s Branch Chairman, Comrade Stephen Ufoaro, added that the union was mindful of the plight of indigent students in the nation’s universities.

ASUU National will offer N100,000 award to the most indigent student in Nnamdi Azikiwe University every year,’’ he said.

The ASUU boss said the union considered it necessary to work out ways of assisting indigent students so as to fulfil their academic aspiration, and not be weighed down by harsh economic realities facing the country.

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Responding, Mr Ani, a third-year student of Electronics and Computer Engineering, thanked the union for coming to his rescue.

The beneficiary, an indigene of Amagunze, Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State, added that his joy knew no bounds as the award would assist him to round off his studies in the university.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has presented a cheque for N100,000 to Mr Emmanuel  Ani, selected as the most indigent student in the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra state.

Presenting the cheque to the beneficiary, during union’s congress held at Unizik, Auditorium, on Wednesday, ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, said the gesture was to support him to complete his academic pursuit.

Ogunyemi, represented by the University’s Branch Chairman, Comrade Stephen Ufoaro, added that the union was mindful of the plight of indigent students in the nation’s universities.

ASUU National will offer N100,000 award to the most indigent student in Nnamdi Azikiwe University every year,’’ he said.

The ASUU boss said the union considered it necessary to work out ways of assisting indigent students so as to fulfil their academic aspiration, and not be weighed down by harsh economic realities facing the country.

Responding, Mr Ani, a third-year student of Electronics and Computer Engineering, thanked the union for coming to his rescue.

The beneficiary, an indigene of Amagunze, Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State, added that his joy knew no bounds as the award would assist him to round off his studies in the university.

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