In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 02nd, July, 2020

16 College students Awarded N16million Scholarship, Laptops, For Excellent Efficiency In JAMB 2020

16 Students Awarded N16million Scholarship, Laptops, For Outstanding Performance In JAMB 2020

Nigerian Society of Engineers have given N16m for doing well in JAMB

Nigerian Society of Engineers have given N16m for doing nicely in JAMB


The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) have awarded N16 million to about 16 candidates to review engineering programs in increased faculties for his or her excellent performances at JAMB 2020.


The beneficiaries, comprising men and women, have indicated curiosity to review mechanical, industrial manufacturing, electrical, laptop in addition to civil engineering in Nigerian universities.


The most effective three of the 16 candidates, Maduafokwa Egoagwuagwa Agnes, Nwobi Okwuchuwu David, and Ojuba Mezisasha Shalom, scored 369, 363 and 359 within the examination.


Every of the candidates will get N200, 000 per 12 months for the following 5 years in the event that they gained admission this 12 months.


Apart from, every of them received a model new laptop computer whereas the very best candidate, Maduafokwa received an additional new laptop computer and a pill donated by the President, Affiliation of Skilled Ladies Engineers of Nigeria, Mrs. Funmilola Ojelade, and different sponsors.


Talking nearly on the unveiling of the candidates in Lagos, the Governor of Borno State, Prof. Babagana Zulum, described the gesture by the NSE as unusual within the historical past of the occupation.


He stated it could go a great distance in deepening college students’ curiosity in engineering occupation and bridging the noticed capability hole amongst engineering graduates.


In line with Zulum, an engineer, the initiative may even strengthen current insurance policies in direction of capability improvement for the trade. He pledged to help the society in attaining its mandate.

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Addressing the gathering, which attracted dad and mom, prime working towards engineers in Nigeria and the world over in addition to officers of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), the President of NSE, Babagana Mohammed, defined that the gesture was in step with the establishment’s strategic mission and goal of getting extra Nigerians to review and follow engineering, and to develop the occupation in all its ramifications.

“The potential future inventors, innovators and drawback solvers will benefit from the scholarship for the five-year length of their research at their most popular native universities.”


Mohammed revealed the dual standards for the number of the candidates as total efficiency by way of scores within the 2020 UTME examination and geopolitical advantage consideration.


He stated belief fund and an account could be created for the scholarship fund to be managed by an unbiased committee.


Mohammad charged Nigerians to see it as sacred accountability to place the engineering occupation and future workforce to play a crucial function in evolving society the place technical abilities and creativity could be extremely wanted.




“The seeds for Nigerian and certainly African technological transformation and breakthrough should be planted and nurtured right now”, he stated.


The Deputy Director of JAMB, Dr. Lawal Yusuf, lauded the NSE for the initiative and charged Nigerians to proceed to face up to find options to the whole lot that constitutes issues within the society


Maduafokwa, who spoke on behalf of the beneficiaries, stated she was captivated with finding out engineering, urging her colleagues to justify the NSE gesture by working exhausting and never disappoint the engineering physique of their tutorial pursuit.

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