Few weeks after the Governor of Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi offered scholarship to 340 indigent students students of the Enugu State Polytechnic Iwollo, His Excellency has granted another scholarship to 340 students of the Institute Of Management And Technology,IMT, comprising twenty persons in each Local Government Area of the State.
The scholarship will gulp N54.4 million and will run for four academic years covering all engineering programs of the Institution.
Ugwuanyi announced the scholarship when delivering the 4th Distinguished Academic Lecture of the institute, titled: “The place of good governance in achieving functional science and technology education in Nigeria”.
The governor said that the decision was “in line with our policy of providing access to education at all levels and to all strata of the society in all educational fields of engineering and technology”.
He explained that the 340 beneficiaries of the scholarships will be spread across the 17 local government areas, resulting in 20 students per council.