MTN Foundation, as a major aspect of its corporate social responsibilities , recently held an honor grant service in Owerri, Imo State, where it likewise drafted new individuals into its graduated class affiliation.
The activities incorporated the MTN science and Technology Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students and the MTN Foundation Scholarship Alumni Association.
In his address at the event, Director of the Foundation, Mr. Dennis Okoro, said the Foundation had inside its 14 years presence, worked with different accomplices to birth activities that have demonstrated its responsibility to the nation building.
The Director clarified that empowering Nigerian youths was of particular concern to the Foundation.
The Director made it clear that empowering young Nigerian youths was of particular concern to the Foundation. “It is worthy of mention that the MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme is one of the initiatives under the youth empowerment cause. Also the MTNF ICT and business skills programme is another initiative under this cause and is aimed at building the capacity of youths in ICT to enhance their employability and entrepreneurial ability”.
He asked the beneficiaries to take note of that MTF voyage doesn’t end with the grant, including “upon graduation, we hope to invite you to the graduated class affiliation which is a stage for graduands of the grant plan to arrange and keep up long lasting bonds”.
He re-reverberated the statement by Benjamin Franklin that interest in information pays the best and reminded the adolescents that they speak to the fate of Nigeria. He guaranteed that the state government will keep on supporting them.
In his generosity message at the event, Imo State Commissioner for Technology Development, Mr. Meekam Mgbenwelu, uncovered the readiness of the state government to accomplice the Foundation in the training and strengthening of Imo Youths.