By Nna Anulumadu
The leadership of Onitsha Social Media foundation led by her President kosiso Chinekwe has given out scholarship to ten school children in both secondary and Primary schools in the state. The scholarship award which was determined through competitive examination took place at unity comprehensive secondary school Pkpoko and was witnessed by teachers, parents and guardians.
Speaking to the Press at the occasion, kosisochukwu Chinekwe disclosed that the foundation has other objectives apart from the educational programme which the organisation has embarked upon since the past two years of which the 2021 scholarship scheme was the second in the series. She advised the parents of the beneficiaries of the scholarship to appreciate the scheme by ensuring that the aim of the project is realised.
Also speaking at the occasion, lady Chisom Chinedu similarly underscored the importance of the scholarship award to both the beneficiaries and their parents and urged them to ensure that the objective of the educational scheme is not defeated. The president of Okpoko community Mr. Francis Enemuo in whose school the selection of the students and pupils was done also commended the ingenuity of the leadership of Onitsha social Media foundation (OSFD) for the project.
One of the members of the foundation, Mrs Chioma Okafor hinted that she decided to join the foundation because she was satisfied with their humanitarian disposition to the members of the public. She like other members of the organisation advised the beneficiaries of the scholarship scheme not to play with the opportunity provided by educational project. She asked parents not to relent in monitoring their children’s education activities in respect of the scholarship. Features of the scholarship scheme selection included giving of prizes to the whole participants of the selection process and dancing competition. Gift items to the students and Pupils who participated included school bag, books, Marcet and Pen.