Rep awards scholarship to 35 youth study TV production
@SimonEchewofun A member of the House of Representative for Wukari/Ibi Federal Constituency, Mr Danjuma Shiddi, has awarded scholarship to 35 youth to study television production at the NTA Television College, Jos.
Chairman of the Scholarship Award Screening Committee, Rev. James Akaku, made the disclosure at a news conference on Tuesday in Jalingo.
According to him, Shiddi will pay tuition fee of N300,000 per student for a two-year diploma programme at the college.
He said 15 of the youth were already in their first year of the programme, while 20 others would soon report to the college, having scaled through the screening.
Akaku said the awardees were selected on the basis of their performance during an examination conducted by Silverline Consult, Jos.
Akaku also urged other political office holders in the state to borrow a leaf from the representative, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reported.