Vanguard (Lagos)

9 November 2012

Nigeria: 730 Students Get World Mission Scholarship

ABOUT 730 indigent students from 16 states across Nigeria have been awarded scholarship by Heal The World Mission Incorporation.

At the event tagged"World Changers Awards", the brains behind the gesture, Pastor Babatola Olukilede said: "The foundation aims to uplift the lives of orphans, widows, the aged and the under privileged in the society.

Today, we are giving out free scholarship to 730 children in 16 states across Nigeria. We recently inaugurated World Changers Club, as a platform for leadership and career mentoring for students and we are planning to embark on sensitisation tour of natural disaster affected areas".

Speaking further, he said:" The award ceremony is also to recognize and encourage Nigerians who have contributed to human development in the society through their financial and moral supports.

Some of the recipients are the Elegbeda of Egbeda, Oba Samson Balogun, Oba of Isiaka Oyero of Ketuland and Chief Cyril Apokaka.

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