Friday, 15 January 2016
BAYELSA ABANDONED SCHOLARSHIP STUDENTS IN UK BEG FOR SURVIVAL
It was a national embarrassment that Nigeria's students were so neglected by a state government to such an extent that the matter has come to the attention of the whole world, what a shame to an oil producing state like Bayelsa, with tall the derivation amounting billions.
It was so disturbing to especially parents whose sons and daughters were given scholarship by the Bayelsa State RESTORATION administration led by Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson as Governor of the state to study in the UK. that their children were now begging for their survival because of their abandonment by the Bayelsa state government.
A report filed in and telecast by the Correspondent of Channels Television in the UK, Caren Chambers had it that, Bayelsa Scholarship Students in the UK were abandoned by their sponsor in that foreign land. Evaluated the problem the students were facing the correspondent said;-
'thea the plight of the students appeared compounded as their visas were due to expire in a few days and weeks.
In a swift reaction, the Chairperson to the Scholarship Board in the State, Bebecca Suoari regretted the development but explained that State government will soon do something and urged both parents and students to bear with the state government, which according to her is working assiduously to to pay all the bills.