The Delta State Government approved the release of N434 million for the payment of the 2020/2021 Students’
Special Assistance Scheme, otherwise known as bursary, for students of the state origin in tertiary institutions
across the country.
Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, disclosed this in a post exco briefing presided over by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Tuesday, in Asaba.
He said the continuous payment of the bursary to Delta State students despite
the economic hardship in the country was a further demonstration of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s commitment to the human capital development of the state.
Aniagwu also disclosed that Exco approved the commencement 2021/2022 cycle for Job Creation Bureau with 650 Deltans expected to benefit from the 7th cycle.
“Exco approved the establishment of a technical college in Kiagbodo, in Burutu Local Government Area.”