JAMB: Company Offers Scholarship to Boy Who Schooled in Uncompleted Building and Scored 323 in UTME

JAMB: Company Offers Scholarship to Boy Who Schooled in Uncompleted Building and Scored 323 in UTME

  • The Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) feat of an underprivileged boy has opened the door for his upliftment
  • Despite schooling in an uncompleted building, the brilliant boy had an impressive 323 in the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) exam
  • His academic success caught the attention of a company who has now offered him a full scholarship

A company has offered Idris Abdulrasheed Adeiza, a Kogi student who scored 323 in the UTME, a full university scholarship.

Idris became a viral sensation after the CEO of Educare, Alex Onyia, publicised his performance in the 2024 UTME and the sorry state of his school.

Brilliant boy who schooled in uncompleted Kogi school gets full scholarship over his outstanding UTME score
Idris Abdulrasheed Adeiza was offered a full university scholarship. Photo Credit: @winexviv
Source: Twitter

Idris was schooled in an uncompleted building in Kogi state but still scored very high in the exam, which recorded a mass failure.

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In a tweet, Alex revealed that Bere-mont Group had offered Idris a full scholarship and would donate books to his school to support other students.

Alex wrote:

"Good News: Bere-mont Group, owners of Bereton Montessori School and Charles Dale Memorial International School Port-Harcourt, are now offering Idris Abdulrasheed Adeiza full scholarship for his entire duration in the university. In addition, they will donate books to his school to support other students.
"I love this. More private schools should toll this part!"

See Alex's tweet below:

Alex Onyia's post stirs reactions

@Harrisonedeh said:

"The state authorities should be called out for offering this low-esteemed platform for the kids for studies, irrespective of provision of counterpart funding options from the Universal Basic Education Commission - UBEC."

@NellyDonDada said:

"Bereton is my alma mater. Good news and God bless King Alfred Diete-Spiff and don't know if Lady Victoria is still in charge."

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@NyceMac7 said:

"Social media as won once again. May God continue to bless you senior Alex. CSSA to the world ."

@Mr_Zecks said:

"Spending half of my years in pH, all my friends attended the schools you mentioned."

@Kgheuer said:

"While I'm happy with their gesture, when are we gonna fix the fundamentals?
"We can't build a working system off of charity. There's an education board and people in the loop who are simply not doing what they should. Even with tight resources."

@o_iyango87890 said:

"Amazing. That is the power social media. We still have good people in this world."

Scholarship opportunity for female UTME candidate

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a man had announced his intention to give a full scholarship to a female JAMB candidate.

In a post, he listed the requirements the student must meet to secure the scholarship.

According to Onyia, the scholarship winner must be a female with an aggregate score of over 320 in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. He further stated that the girl must be in desperate need of help and have no family support.

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Proofreading by Nkem Ikeke, journalist and copy editor at Legit.ng.

Source: Legit.ng

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