Prince F O Oli Memorial Award Credits 30 Beneficiaries

By Elijah UganiĀ 

No fewer than 30 sons and daughters of Utugwang, Obudu Local Government Area of Cross River State, received credit alert of Twenty Thousand naira (#20,000.00) only each from the Prince F O Oli Memorial Award scheme.

The award which was pronounced by Oli Oli Olowhu, during his convocation of Doctor of Philosophy PhD, was instituted by his father of blessed memory, Princ F O Oli.

Mr Oli Oli Olowhu PhD, during the pronouncement of the award noted that his late father had in 1995, during his matriculation ceremony in Calabar, promised all Utugwang sons and daughters that whoever graduates with a first class or second class upper from the University of Calabar will receive an award, as a way of encouragement for the students to take their studies serious.

Oli noted that “After my late dad made the pronouncement, death could not allow him fulfil his promise. Today, having attend this feet, I want to immortalize my late dad. I will give award to all Utugwang sons and daughters with First Class and Second Class Upper from 1995 to date who graduated from the University of Calabar”

Mr Olowhu immediately set a committee to compile names of awardees after a rigorous verification exercise, 30 persons were given the award.

Speaking to TheLumineNews, Mr Oli Oli Olowhu, noted that “We intend to extend our scope of operation, we will get a foundation registered to enable us reach out effectively to those who truly desire assistance in areas of education, empowerment, agriculture, skills acquisition”

Mr Oli Oli Olowhu has supported more than 20 Utugwang sons and daughters acquired University degrees, Masters of Arts M.A and Masters of Science M. Sc.


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