The mood presently inside the Internally Displaced Persons( IDP) camp in Uhogua, Ovia North East Local Government Area of Edo State is convivial as twenty five students of Christ-like School situated inside the camp who sat for this year’s JAMB examination have been offered admission into different tertiary institutions across the country.
An aide of the camp commandant, Pastor Solomon Folorunsho, who spoke on condition of anonymity “as I don’t have permission to speak with the media about it” said: “the children despite the issue of the situation that resulted in their coming into the IDP camp have always made us proud.
“Every year our candidates for the various external examinations have been making us proud with their sterling performance.
“As we speak twenty five of them that sat for this year’s University Matriculation Examination(UME) have been offered admission to study different courses in the different universities across the country.
“The challenge facing us is to get funds to finance their education to the highest level. We are pleading to good spirited Nigerians to come to our aid in making the youngsters dreams come true.”
Giving a breakdown of the performance, the source disclosed that of the twenty five successful candidates fifteen are from the North Eastern part of the country while the remaining ten are from the southern part of the country.
Five gained admission to study Medicine and Surgery; eight were admitted to study Nursing; six were admitted to study Law while Medical Laboratory Science, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Business Administration, Mathematics and, History and International Studies have one candidate each admitted.
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