A total of ten students of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State have benefited from a one-year scholarship award from the Chairman, GSS Group of Companies, Arch. Chukwudi Ezenwa.
Presenting the Award and Cash prizes to the deserving students at the GSS Corporate office in Awka, Arch. Ezenwa congratulated them for distinguishing themselves for the award, chargi6 them to be of good behaviour and take their studies seriously.
He disclosed that it had always been his passion to see people through education, described it as the bedrock of the development of any society desirous of positive change.
He decried the high rate of poverty in society which had made it difficult for people to access quality and tertiary education.
“I feel pained whenever I see people who are bright and should attain tertiary education but unable to because of the paucity of funds. That’s why I go all out of my way to help as many as I can whenever I see opportunity,” he said.
Arch. Ezenwa further urged them to identify and utilize their unique Selling Proposition, just as he challenged them to learn to be different in whatever they do.
“While in school, acquire basic skills, sharpen your USP, and look for side hustles that would help sustain your journey in the University. Learn to be different in whatever you do and the sky would be your springboard”, he said.
The benefactor, an Alumnus of the University and a product of the Faculty had earlier picked the students during an interactive session with them at the Faculty of Environmental Sciences’ induction ceremony.
He assured them of his continued favourable disposition towards them, urging other alumni of the institution is to support indigent and bright students to achieve their goals.
In his remarks, President, Faculty of Environmental Sciences Students Association (FESSA), Comrade Victor Okeke expressed delight at the benefactor’s kind gestures, describing him as a role model to many young people.
He further congratulated the beneficiaries while urging them to justify the scholarship award by studying hard.
One of the beneficiaries, Miss Esther Ndubisi showered encomium on the benefactor describing him as God sent.
In her words, “I deeply appreciate Architect Chukwudi Ezenwa for this uncommon generosity. God will continue to bless him. Yes, problems don’t end but God will handle any problem or challenging issues in the company.
“It is my prayer that long life and strength will be his portion. Thanks for not just awarding us with scholarship but also taking time to open our eyes about real estate.”