Philanthropist Obtains UTME Form for 500 Indigent Anambra Students

David-Chyddy Eleke in Awka

The Pro-Chancellor of Olivia University, Burundi, Paul Chukwuma, has paid for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) registration forms for 500 indigent students in Anambra. 

Chukwuma, a philanthropist and businessman told journalists that the gesture was part of a larger initiative by himself and Olivia University to promote education in Africa.

He said he understood how difficult things are for most families, especially with the current economic situation, and decided to assist students desirous of furthering their education but limited.

“Education is the most desirous transferable asset any generation needs to succeed. It has been proven that education unlocks innovation and productivity and guarantees generational productivity, and this is my vision for Anambra, Nigeria and Africa,” he said.

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