Billionaire who cleared N12 billion students' debts begins paid internship for needy students

Billionaire who cleared N12 billion students' debts begins paid internship for needy students

A kind billionaire who settled student debts for university graduands has now started an internship program for underprivileged students.

Robert Smith has launched a program dubbed InternX that will see students of colour bagging paid internships in STEM fields.

According to Fox 5, the companies participating in the revolutionary move include: AT&T, PriceWaterHouseCoopers, Deloitte and CitiGroup.

The tycoon first made headlines when he decided to wipe clean college debts amounting N12 billion for Morehouse College students in May 2019.

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The philanthropist caught his beneficiaries by surprise and what followed was unbelievable admiration and applause.

The online community also stepped in to sing his praise as everyone said they wished all tycoons followed in the billionaire’s footsteps.

Seems like the rich are slowly helping the poor to climb up the ladder.

It was earlier reported that Singapore’s wealthiest man said no amount of money could ever come close to the love of Jesus Christ.

Phillip Ng Chee Tat during an interview with Believers portal said his life changed the moment he gave his life to God.

“I have discovered all of us are broken, we all have a missing piece. For me, I discovered the missing piece was God in Jesus Christ,” he said.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Robert Smith, the billionaire investor and philanthropist had offered to wipe clean all their college debts amounting to a jaw-dropping $40 million.

Billionaire Smith made the unprecedented announcement on Sunday, May 19, when he visited the all-male college in Atlanta, United States (US), to speak to the graduating class, according to Aljazeera and other international news outlets privy to the multi-million pledge.

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