- Senator Rochas Okorocha is expanding the frontiers and outreach of his famous foundation
- The former Imo state governor has welcomed new students from Uganda and Mozambique
- The development raises to 16, the number of African countries benefiting from the free education initiative of the foundation
The Rochas Foundation College of Africa has welcomed new students from Uganda and Mozambique.
The development raises to 16, the number of African countries benefiting from the free education initiative of the foundation.
A press statement sent to journalists by the media director of the Rochas Foundation, Mr Ahmed Mustapha, indicates that the students joined their colleagues from 14 countries on the continent and will have everything needed for qualitative education at no cost.
Part of the statement read: “We are incredibly excited to announce that students from Uganda and Mozambique joined the number of recipients that will have free access to tuition, accommodation, books and everything needed for quality education.
“Launched in 2015, the Rochas College of Africa has provided free education for over 600 underprivileged African students.
“Rochas College of Africa aims to improve the lives of millions of students worldwide by breaking down the barriers between them and quality education.
“We recognized that education is key to the development of our continent and are still committed to proper education of the African child.”
Mustapha stated that in the last 4 years, the Rochas Foundation College has welcomed students from Congo Brazzaville, Cameroon, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry, Gambia, Liberia, Ethiopia and Kenya.
Others are South Sudan, Niger, Tanzania, Benin, Sierra Leone And Lesotho.
Meanwhile, minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi recently donated one hundred desks and chairs to Roguwa Primary School in Nasarawa state.
Other items donated to the school include exercise books, dozens of pens and other educational materials.
The gesture, according to the former minister, is to help improve the standard of learning in the rural community.
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