NDDC Finally Pays Overseas Students Scholarship Arrears


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Ajidoku LuckyLast Updated: September 1, 2020School News

The Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC) has finally paid over 5,000,000 dollars to 197 scholarship beneficiaries of 2019. The students which included 12 and 13 PhD students of 2016 and 2019 respectively amounting to 43 students were paid 30,000 dollars each.

Also See: Buhari Orders NDDC to Pay Abandoned Scholarship Students Abroad

Director of Corporate Affairs, NDDC, Mr. Charles Odili, further revealed that 154 Masters students were also paid 30,000 dollars each, totalling the beneficiaries to 19.

Also See: Nigerian Students Now Beggars in the UK – NIDCOM Chairman tells NDDC

Recall that the affected students made protests on the failure of the commission to pay their tuition fees and allowances which drew the attention of the President. This further led to an investigation report by the House of Representatives on alleged mismanagement of funds by the commission.

Also See: NDDC Foreign Postgraduate Scholarship for Masters and PhD Students



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