Ini Ememobong Foundation Award Scholarship to Uniuyo Students in Honour of Akwa Ibom State PDP Chairman.
The Ini Ememobong Foundation has granted scholarship to best undergraduates of Political Science and Public Administration, University of Uyo, in honour of a distinguished alumnus of the department, Obong Paul Ekpo, chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Akwa Ibom State chapter.
The students are;
- Year 2 – Asuquo, Archibong Mmeyene 4.17 GPA (female)
- Obiora, Hugo Olisameka 4.24 GPA (male)
- Year 3 – Ekere, Mary Anietie 4.11 GPA (female)
- Inyang, Ezekiel Aniefiok 3.79 GPA (male)
- Year 4 – Essien, Eno Gift 3.68 GPA (female)
- Etim, Prince Paul 4.04 GPA (male)
Presenting cheques to six students with highest Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA), the chairman of the foundation, Comrade Ini Ememobong applauded the beneficiaries for standing out positively in their various classes. He encouraged them to keep up in academic excellence, adding that the gesture is to support them in school with ease.
In his words, “you cannot struggle to read and pass examination and struggle to pay school fees, so we are doing this to lift part of the burden on you.”
Reacting, the Head of Department, Political Science and Public Administration, University of Uyo, Prof Robert Dode, thanked the foundation for the gesture and encouraged students to work hard to merit the second batch of the scholarship which the foundation promises to execute in another academic session.
The routine scholarship initiative, tagged “Udom Emmanuel and Martha Educational Excellence Award, is a programme of the foundation that seeks to reward hard work in education at various levels.