47 UNIJOS Students Get N100,000 Chinese Govt Scholarship

The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China to Nigeria, has awarded scholarships worth One Hundred Thousand Naira each to Forty-Seven (47) Students of the University of Jos, UNIJOS, several of whom are physically challenged.

Ambassador of China to Nigeria, Dr Zhou Pingjian made the presentation to the students at the Multi-purpose Auditorium of the University while on a visit to UNIJOS as part of a special collaboration in educational advancement.

The Chinese envoy disclosed that his country is currently projecting a blue print of understanding and cooperation with Nigeria in the educational sector where both countries will continually collaborate in exploiting Educational opportunities for Research and Development.

He assured that China would explore a variety of opportunities with the University as requested by the Vice-Chancellor.

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Maimako used the opportunity to request the Ambassador to extend their benevolence of the scholarships to postgraduate students and to open windows for Exchange Programmes at Undergraduate and Post-graduate levels where both Institutions can tap from each other’s experience.

Responding, on behalf of the Awardees, Bobai Casmir Ninyio, a visually impaired 300 level Student of the Department of Special Education thanked God and the Chinese Ambassador for the rare gesture and pledged on behalf of his colleagues to make the best use of the opportunity.

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