By Oboh Agbonkhese
Chairman, Friday Osanebi Foundation, FOF, Mr. Friday Osanebi, has said that the foundation was using its undergraduate scholarship programme to check vices and socially-related challenges among Nigerian youths.
Osanebi, who is the Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, at the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, stakeholders meeting in Ushie, Ndokwa East Local Government Area of the state, said, “I have been a street boy, and I understand the thoughts and emotions of students on the streets. I feel their pulse and understand the challenges they face to be educated. So, what we are doing in FOF is to touch lives as much as God gives us the grace.”
He said the foundation was positioned to extend its empowerment philosophy to indigent Nigerian students and motivate them to be focused.
Osanebi added that beneficiaries were expected to make a Cumulative Grade Point Average, CGPA, of not less than 3.5 or its equivalent of second class upper and above, every year to remain beneficiaries of the scholarship that will run till graduation.