Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has once again appealed to the Authorities of the Niger Delta Development Commission to as a matter of urgency intervene by promptly paying the allowances, tuition and other incentives of students on their scholarship scheme ,to guarantee
their stay and continue their education in the United Kingdom.
A statement issued in Abuja by Mr Gabriel Odu of the Media, Public Relations and Protocol Unit, NIDCOM, made reference to a letter written to the Hon Minister of the Niger Delta Sen. Godswill Akpabio, dated June 18, 2020, NIDC/001/20/1 drawing attention to the plight of the
students, and urging the NDDC who are directly responsible for the
Students’ scholarships to pay.
She added that the Commision counts on
the Minister’s assurances that all outstanding payments to affected
Students will be paid .
At the moment there have been persistent calls by the Students for
While deadline for payment of the fees of some of the students have expired or about to expire , non payment of their allowances have turned many of them to virtually become beggars
The NIDCOM CHAIRMAN once again appeal to the Niger Delta Ministry and
the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to intervene urgently and