Sampson Itode, Port Harcourt
The lawmaker representing Rivers East Senatorial District, George Sekibo, on Tuesday, sponsored 10 undergraduates from Rivers State, to check on the Les Cours Sonou College, Cotonou, Republic of Benin.
Sekibo, whereas presenting letters of admission to the scholars in Port Harcourt, urged them to be good ambassadors of the state and Nigeria.
He added that following the destructive stories about some Nigerians residing overseas, the scholars ought to endeavour to be of greatest behaviour and shun distractions.
The Senator mentioned, “You need to be good ambassadors of Nigeria on the market. You have to even be of excellent behaviour and make your dad and mom proud.
“I additionally encourage you (the scholars) to work very exhausting in your lecturers and at all times conduct yourselves correctly to keep away from having issues with the college and the federal government authorities there.
“The college can be partnering me to sponsor this scholarship, which covers the tutoring, lodging and welfare charges.
“The dad and mom also needs to attempt to assist their kids in any method they’ll as a result of the coaching of youngsters is the joint duty of the sponsor, dad and mom, faculty and the atmosphere.”
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