FG Holds Scholarship Exams Today ― Minister



Malam Adamu Adamu

THE Federal Government has announced that the qualifying examination for the award of Federal Scholarship into Nigerian public tertiary institutions will hold on Thursday, 17th January 2019.

The examination for Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship obtainable overseas and the Sustainable Development Goals’ Scholarship for the females would also hold simultaneously.

A statement from the Office of the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu on Wednesday said the examination which would take place in the six geopolitical zones simultaneously will start by 7.00am and end by 2.00pm same day.

The statement signed by  Deputy Director, Information at the Ministry, Mr Ben Bem Goong said government advised candidates who applied for any of the scholarships to come with the print-out of their applications to the exam centres to be able to gain access into the exam venues in line with the stipulated time contained in the SMS to their contact phones.

A list of eligible candidates has also been released on the Ministry of Education website www.education.gov.ng.

Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Gozie Anwukah would be in Owerri, the Imo State Capital to supervise the conduct of the exercise in the South East geopolitical zone, just as Ministry Officials have been dispatched to various Centres to oversee the exercise.

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