– Governor Samuel Ortom has offered a scholarship to a student, Goodness Thomas
Miss Thomas emerged as the best graduating student of St. Clement’s Secondary School, Gbaiko Minna for the year 2019, but was denied admission by another university.
Governor Ortom’s directive follows reports that despite scoring 302 points in her Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), 278 points in post UTME test and six A1s in her Senior School Certificate Examination, Goodness was not given admission.Goodness had plans to study medicine and surgery.
The governor further gives assurance that his foundation which runs charity programmes will place Miss Thomas on scholarship during her stay at Benue State University.
He reaffirmed the resolve of his administration to encourage young people who excel in their chosen careers to succeed, irrespective of religion, tribe and place of origin.