MEET FRANK OSHANUGOR
By Charles Nwabardi.
The Founder of T-200 Foundation, Mr. Emmanuel Nnamdi Osadebay, has enjoined the selected 200 final year indigent students who benefited from his organization’s National Examination Council (NECO) Enrolment Grant in Oshimili South Local Government Area of Delta State not to allow any obstacle in life to stop them from realizing their goals.
This advice was given to the beneficiaries on Friday during the maiden Edition of T-200 Scholarship and Grant Award held in the Main Hall of Osadenis Mixed Secondary School, Asaba.
The Founder also congratulated the students who were beneficiaries as he counted them lucky for being chosen among many. He encouraged them to seize the T-200 grant as a Springboard for realizing their life goals.
He added that the Initiative was geared towards giving back to the Community he also passed through in the past years.
Osadebay was represented at the Ceremony by Barrister Ekpa Stanley Ekpa who coordinated the Event.
Speaking at the Occasion, the Principal of Osadenis Mixed Secondary, Mrs Aguonye Patience who spoke on behalf of Other School Principals thanked the donor for his initiative to bring succour to the life of indigent Students and their parents.
She said that what she thought was a dream came to pass while adding that the donor has gone a long way to prove to the people that they were still people of integrity in Nigeria.
Speaking further, she enjoined the recipients to cash in on the golden opportunity and to make sure that they represent T-200 Organization well in their various educational pursuits.
Aguonye, used the opportunity to remind the students about the benefits of hard work as she encouraged them to study well as it was the only sure way of passing their examinations.
The Chairman of The Nigeria Union Of Journalist (NUJ), Delta State Council, Comrade Mike Ikeogwu who also took his turn to speak, told the students to work hard to justify T-200 Foundation’s good gesture pointing out that education was a good sure way to self development.
He advised them to remain focussed and shun vices. “Shun cultism, examination malpractices and other vices that would not make you good citizens of Nigeria, our dear country. Please, don’t disappoint T-200, don’t disappoint your parents; let all of us join hands to make Nigeria great”. Said the Chairman.
Responding, one of the recipients, Miss Grace Nelson from Asaba Mixed Secondary School, Asaba, thanked T-200, the Organisers of the grant promising that all the recipients would not disappoint them.
In a Similar development, Master Okonweze Emeka from Zappa Mixed Secondary School, who also spoke on behalf of the recipients said that the students present were grateful for being selected as he prayed to God to continue to bless Osadebay and his initiative.