700 Students Benefit from N14m Scholarship Grant
Senator Gabriel Torwua Suswam of Benue state has donated N14 million as scholarship grant to 700 university students across state Northeast Senatorial District.
The grant which comes from the Senator’s charitable institution – Torwua Suswam Foundation (TSF) leaves each student with N20,000
Recall that last year, the foundation disbursed N8 million to law students from Zone ‘A’ studying at various law schools across the country.
Senator Suswam was represented by Prof. Nicholas Ada at the disbursement venue.
Expressing satisfaction about the selection of the beneficiaries, the Focal person for the scheme, Hon. Fanen Mondo, said it was thorough and fair.
He said students attending colleges of education, polytechnics and other institutions would benefit subsequent batches.
The Vice Chancellor of the Benue State University, Prof. Tor Iorapuu said that the university would monitor beneficiaries to ensure better results.
The event held at Hallydays Inn, Makurdi, and was well attended by academics, including Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi counterpart, Prof Kimbir, and former Minister of Education, Professor Nicholars Ada