DAD Foundation: Minister of Youth and Sports awards scholarship to hardworking Nigerian Youth

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After the captivating BBC interview with Okuro Jennifer Efemonghe showcasing how she carries cement at sites for her to be able meet her needs, The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Chief Sunday Dare had issued a statement requesting the public and BBC to avail him the contact details of the 20 year old.

The Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr Sunday Dare, has decided to issue a Full scholarship to the young Banking and Finance student under the DAD Foundation run by him for his late father.

Jennifer who hails from Edo State is currently a 200 level student at University of Benin and the hardworking Youth Minister has decided to reward the young Nigerian who has not allowed lack of money to make her wayward but she’s striving to make best use of her challenging situation.

The Minister has committed to paying both her tuition and accommodation bills till she leaves the institution in 3 years.

His only request to the 20 year old is that she should be a good representative of the youth by achieving academic excellence. The Minister also admonished her to no longer return to the menial labour cement carrying field job but face her studies squarely.

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