Akwa Ibom State University graduating student, Mr Ukeme Ikot who studied Electrical/Electronics Engineering with a final CGPA of 4.90 has been awarded a full scholarship by the Ini Ememobong Foundation.
The Chairman of Ini Ememobong Foundation who is also the Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comrade Ini Ememobong while making the announcement at Send-forth Ceremony for Graduating Students from the Campus of Church of Christ Akwa Ibom State University, Obio Akpa, said he is happy with the commitment to excellence demonstrated by Ukeme Ikot and urged him to prepare to excel more in his postgraduate studies.
Mr Ememobong said that the foundation will bear all cost for Mr Ikot and hope that he seeks admission in Ivy League schools like Havard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Oxford University, Cambridge University, Stanford University amongst others.
"As a person, I have always believed in the potency of education to help society change her collective standards of living and fortunes. At the Ini Ememobong Foundation which I am privileged to serve as Chairman, one of our driving philosophies is to use the potent tool of education to push people to become active drivers and contributors to the task of providing solutions to societies most pressing challenges"
Mr Ememobong also charged the graduating students to be ready to deploy the knowledge they have garnered through the years in the University to contribute to a better Akwa Ibom and Nigeria.
The Foundation pledge to the payment of fees for all students in the campus Church of Christ Obio Akpa who maintain a CGPA of 4.50 throughout the duration of their study in the University.