Anchor University, located in Ayobo, Lagos, has made an exciting announcement regarding Miss Nkechinyere Kamsiyo Chukwu Umeh, the highest scorer in this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME) conducted by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB). The university has awarded her a full scholarship and appointed her as its Young Ambassador for the upcoming 2022/2023 academic session.
During a briefing held in Lagos, Prof. Oye Bandele, the Vice Chancellor of Anchor University, expressed that this scholarship will enable Miss Umeh to pursue any course of her choice within the institution without any financial burden.
Furthermore, Prof. Bandele revealed that the university has granted tuition-free scholarships to the top 10 students who participated in the same UTME from any Deeper Life High School across the country.
In addition, the Vice Chancellor stated that there will be a significant reduction in tuition fees for the next 50 students from Deeper Life High Schools who scored 250 and above in the UTME and successfully gained admission into Anchor University for the upcoming 2023/2024 session.
Prof. Bandele emphasized that the recognition and rewards given to Miss Nkechinyere and other students are meant to celebrate academic excellence, foster healthy competition, and encourage hard work and dedication among the student body.
He expressed his admiration for the National Head of Deeper Life High School and the Education Secretary of the church’s group of schools, Mrs. T. O. Malaka, for consistently producing well-rounded students and graduates.
The Vice Chancellor also mentioned that the university has commenced its admission screening process for the 2023/2024 academic session, reaffirming the institution’s commitment to promoting excellence among both students and staff members.
Lastly, Prof. Bandele extended his gratitude to Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, the Registrar of JAMB, for his efforts in transforming the organization and upholding principles of truth and integrity.