Yinka Kolawole in Osogbo
The Ledra College Nicosia in Cyprus has collaborated with the Cool Global Interlink to canvass for sound education for national development in the country.
This was disclosed by the representative of the college, Professor Nicholas Georgiou at a seminar and scholarship award in Osogbo, Osun State.
He said it is a great opportunity for the less privileged people that have problem of education and urged the over 500 participants to see education as a weapon for all-round development.
While disclosing that Ledra College has offered all the winners in the programme a 50 per cent discount scholarship to study, he said Nigeria is a beautiful country and urged the beneficiaries to maintain a good culture.
In his remarks, the Chairman of Cool Global Interlinks, Mr. Hamzat Kolade, said Nigerian education seems to be the best and as a result of that “we want to use that to assist the less privileged people in the country on education.
He said the organisation is energetic and dynamically formed by a team of professionals full of experience in the education sector at home and abroad.
According to him, the organisation represents more than 50 world-class universities and colleges from across the world and contributes towards youths’ education and development”.
He said the certificate of Ledra College is globally accepted, adding that the eradication of poverty through self-sustainability is the watchword of the organisation and expressed satisfaction with the step taken so far.
The two ambassadors of the Cool Global Interlink at the ceremony, Mr. Muyiwa Ademola and Mr. Rasaki Ojopagogo, said the organisation is a registered body that has affiliation to the immigration service, adding that it is not a fraudulent organisation and that it is well patronised by good ambassadors of the country.