As part of her interventionist activities in human capacity development, Abia State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, ASOPADEC has registered one hundred and thirty five (135) Indigent students of Ukwa West LGA in 2023/ 24 West African Examination Council(WAEC) exams and One hundred and eleven (111)students in the on-going 2024 Joint Admission And Matriculation Board(JAMB) respectively.
In a remark, during the registration exercise at JAMB office in Umuahia, according to a release jointly made available to newsmen by Mr. Ikechukwu Onuegbu and Chinwe Anunobi of the Public Relations unit of ASOPADEC, the General Manager of ASOPADEC, Venerable Joshua Onyeike urged the benefitting students to be serious with their studies and ensure that they pass their exams for further studies in the university.
The General Manager who was represented by the Head of Education Unit in the Commission, Mrs Ihuoma Onuegbu explained that out of 135 students registered for WAEC, one hundred students were from Ukwa West LGA while thirty five students came from the other Local Government Areas of the state.
According to the representative of the General Manager, one hundred students from Ukwa West LGA were also registered for JAMB while the rest were from the other local government areas of the State as well.
A cross section of the beneficiaries.
The ASOPADEC Boss disclosed that the Commission embarked on the exercise, to complement the policy drive of the State Governor, Dr. Alex Otti in empowering and encouraging the youths in education.
In their response the benefitting students of the scheme, Miss Anaene Favor and Godson Onyedikachi all from Uwka West LGA expressed gratitude to the Governor for his magnanimity to them and promised to work harder in their academics pursuit.