THE national president of Anambra State Association of Town Unions (ASATU) and President-General of Eziowele, in Idemili-North Local Government Area of Anambra State, Titus Nnabuike Akpudo says school children from Eziowele will enjoy scholarship schemes to enable them realise their innate potentials educationally and otherwise.
The ASATU National President made the assertion when pupils from Standard International Nursery and Primary School, Eziowele, paid him a courtesy visit at his office in Government House, Awka, recently.
He said he was singlehandedly planning to sponsor some scholarships at Standard International Nursery and Primary School, as well as some other schools in Eziowele to help them attend to their educational needs, stressing that education is the bedrock of human development.
Chief Akpudo also disclosed that apart from scholarships, as a community leader, he mobilises resources to pay WAEC fees, Common Entrance fees, as well as pay teachers to carryout holiday lessons for school children in the community, adding that schools in Eziowele perform exceedingly well in both internal and external examinations and sporting events too.
Meanwhile the head teacher, Standard International Nursery and Primary School, Eziowele, Mrs. Victoria Chukwunonyelu said the school was in dire need of computers and other recreational facilities like swings, slides, merry-go-rounds and a host of others, noting that Chief Titus Nnabuike Akpudo has been very helpful to the school even though she said the school required more assistance.
She said the scholarship programme for school children in Eziowele was a welcome development and commendable too because she believes education is the best legacy one could bequeath on the present and future generations.