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Firm offers Edo, Delta communities scholarship

By Michael Egbejule, Benin City
18 January 2022   |   3:12 am
No fewer than 60 communities across Edo and Delta states weekend benefited from the Nigeria Petroleum Development Company Limited (NPDC) yearly scholarship scheme organised for its host communities.

No fewer than 60 communities across Edo and Delta states weekend benefited from the Nigeria Petroleum Development Company Limited (NPDC) yearly scholarship scheme organised for its host communities.

Manager, Community Relations Department, NPDC, Mr. Dahiru Abubakar, made this known during the conduct of the year 2020/2021 scholarship examination organised by NPDC in Warri, Delta.

Represented by the team Lead of the Warri Examination Centre, Mr. Noble Imabibo, Abubakar said the scheme was part of NPDC corporate social responsibility to its host communities.

Abubakar also disclosed that the scholarship examination was conducted simultaneously at three centres in Warri, Delta State, Egbema in Imo State and Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

“The Warri centre has about 170 candidates selected from 60 communities across Edo and Delta, 22 in Egbema and 145 in Port Harcourt centres.”

“In total, we have 337 candidates from the different host communities sitting for the examination out of which successful candidates would be awarded scholarships.”
“Communities do the nominations and send the list to NPDC for the scholarship exams,’’ he said.

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