By G9ija

A total of 72 students of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Edo State, have been awarded Federal Government FG’s scholarship under the aegis of the Nigeria Award.

The Public Relations Officer of the university Dr Benedicta Ehanire, announced this Wednesday via a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin, the Edo State capital.

This scholarship, she said was valued at N250, 000 for each awardee every year, which only applicable to studies in Nigerian public tertiary institutions.

Ehanire explained that the scholarships took effect from the 2021 academic session with the beneficiaries drawn from the Sciences, Law and Social Sciences.