Delta State Approves 2019 Students’ Bursary Payment.
The Delta State Government has approved the sum of N381 million for the payment of 2018/2019 bursary scheme for its students in higher institutions.
This was disclosed by the Commissioner for Information in the state, Mr Charles Aniagwu, while briefing newsmen on the outcome of State Executive Council meeting on Wednesday in Asaba.
Aniagwu, who was in company with the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Olisa Ifeajika said that the state government approved that over 17,000 students benefit from the assistance.
“Government has approved the sum of 381 million naira for the 2018/2019 bursary scheme for students of Delta State origin in higher institutions in the country. Over 17,000 students will benefit from this scheme from the over 24,000 students that applied.
He disclosed that government has also approved the re-certification of all co-operative societies in the state to ensure that they meet best practices and they truly reflect the yearnings and aspirations of their members. (NAN)