Governor Ahmed approves Seventy Percent Scholarship for Kwarans who study at IVTEC
Written by Morenike Adebayo on February 13, 2018
Kwara State Governor, AlhajiAbdulfatah Ahmed has approved seventy per cent scholarship for indigenes of the State at the International Vocational, Training and Entrepreneurship College (IVTEC), Ajase-Ipo, as the institution commences academic activities on the first of March, 2018.
Governor Ahmed announced this on Monday during a meeting with the College’s Board of Trustees led by its Chairman, Professor AbiodunAdimula at the Government House, Ilorin. The scholarship covers tuition, fees and training tools.The governor also approved a full scholarship for a three-month special training programme for 195 indigent students under the Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO) project.
He said the beneficiaries will be selected from the World Bank existing database and selection model, and 13 candidates each from the 195 will undergo any of the available 15 special certificate programmes for three months, which will cost a total of seventeen million, one hundred and forty-six thousand naira.
Governor Ahmed said the decision to grant the 70 per cent scholarship was necessitated by need to expand access to global standard education and training that will be offered at IVTEC without compromising quality.