The 2019 scholarship and prize giving day of the Ejiro and Otive Igbuzor Foundation for primary school pupils in Delta state has commenced on Thursday July 18, 2019.
The scholarship and prize giving programme which began in 2008 was instituted to encourage reading culture amongst primary school pupils in the state.
A statement by Mr. Akpore Foster said the programme which is targeted at the overall best male and female pupils in each of the classes from primary one to five in Aganbi Primary School, Eku, Ugono Primary School, Ugono Orogun and Emonu Primary School, Emonu Orogun has reached 330 beneficiaries within the last 11 years of the programme implementation.
The Ejiro & Otive Igbuzor Foundation is a non-profit, non- governmental and non-partisan foundation established under Nigerian laws to promote community development, women empowerment, education and leadership development.
The vision of the foundation is a well-organized Africa with empowered communities living high quality lives with proper education and good leadership.
The mission is to serve as a catalyst and a facilitator of change to bring about empowerment, education and leadership that will improve the quality of life of communities in Africa.
The statement enjoined well meaning citizens and organizations to align themselves with the foundation’s belief, support and encourage children to fulfill their potentials by investing in their education