Abuja - Shell Petroleum Development Company has offered scholarships to 50 students of the School of Midwifery School in Oron Local Government Area of Akwa-Ibom State.
The oil firm donated N324 000.
Commissioner for Health, Dr Ememabasi Bassey, confirmed the empowerment initiatives.
He said the scholarship fund for the students will boost academic performance.
He noted that the gesture will help the students complete their programme, thereby increasing the number of skilled professional health workers in the state.
The Commissioner advised the students to take their study seriously so as to justify the investment by the government and Shell.
- CAJ News
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