Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State

Enugu approves N24.6m bursary for 246 Law School students

*Benefiting students would get N100,000 each ─ESSELB Chief

*Requires local government identification letters, passport photographs for registration, screening, collection of cheques

Alexander Davis | ConsumerConnect

Education of qualified indigene-students of Enugu State of Nigeria receives a boost as Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved N24.6 million for the Enugu State Scholarship and Education Loans Board (ESSELB) for bursary allowance for the students.

Mr. Levis Abonyi, Executive Secretary of ESSELB, in a statement Sunday, July 19, in Enugu, said that the beneficiaries were 246 students of the state origin in the Nigerian Law School.

Abonyi said that the benefiting students of the state origin would get the sum of N100,000 each.

The ESSELB executive secretary listed the requirements for the prospective beneficiaries to include valid admission letters and valid Law School identity card.

According to him, other requirements are local government identification letters, duly signed by the scholarship board staff in their respective council secretariats and recent passport photographs.

He said that all applications must be made online through the Board’s Web site”>

Abonyi, however, asked the affected candidates to call the helplines: 09044022730, 09045085589, 09054915257 and 07053900572 or visit the board’s office at No. 28, Okpara Avenue (old CCB building near EEDC), for application voucher.‎

Eligible students are to upload all the above required documents to the ESSELB portal.

“Follow us on Facebook – ‘Enugu State Scholarship and Education Loans Board-ESSELB’ for more information on date of screening and presentation of cheques,’’ he added.

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