Governor Wike Withdraws Students On Foreign Scholarship, Offers Them Admission In RSUST Because Of Lack Of Fund

The Rivers government has informed parents and guardians of students currently benefiting from the state government funded scholarship program in various universities across the world, that resources are no longer available to continue with the sponsorship abroad. As a result, the Rivers government will no longer pay the tuition and allowances of the scholars and has consequently advised all of them to return home.

The executive director/CEO of the Rivers State Sustainable Development Agency (RSSDA), Lawrence Pepple, said the only exceptions to the directive are those students in their final year ending 2016.

See letter in full;

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