94 Nigerian Students On NDDC Scholarship Lament Over The Lack Of Tuition Fund.

40 PHD and 54 MSC are from the 2018 set, All 94 scholars whose tuition are yet to be settled, say they have been frustrated by the NDDC as their transcripts have being seized.
The students who are beneficiaries of the Niger Delta Development Commission’s foreign postgraduate scheme.

The agency’s head of Corporate Affairs, Charles Odili, said the commission needed to understand why there was an astronomical rise in the monies paid out to the foreign scholars.

The agency had at the end of August confirmed the payment of $5.90m to settle the fees of 143 foreign scholars, some of whom stretch back to 2016. According to him, the last two managements of the agency paid $1.9m and $3.4m respectively.

Whenever the commission decides to pay the 2.82m owed the 94 beneficiaries, it would swell the total payment to $8.72m.

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