Thursday 1 March 2018

Amaecom MD donates N1m scholarship to UNIUYO students

The MD/CEO of Amaecom Global (Nig.) Limited, Nigeria's No.1 asset financing company and Founder of Marcel Ofomata Foundation, Dr. Marcel Ofomata, has disbursed One Million Naira tuition sponsorship to twenty students of the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

He made the disbursement on Wednesday when the Students' Union Government (SUG) of the University marked his birthday with a special celebration in appreciation of the tremendous support they have received from Dr. Marcel, Amaecom Global (Nig.) Limited and the Marcel Ofomata Foundation.

The One Million Naira sponsorship covers tuition for one student per year in each of the twenty Faculties of the academic institution. Each student received N50,000 (Fifty Thousand Naira).

Dr. Ofomata hinted that his choice of University of Uyo was informed by the support he, his company and the Foundation has recieved from the school and Akwa Ibom State in particular hence, his decision to give back to the state and the school community through scholarships, employment creation, human capacity development and citizens empowerment.

The scholarship, he said, will be an annual event and his organization will continue to liaise with appropriate authorities to maintain transparency in the selection process of beneficiaries.

Highpoint of the event, which was held at EEMJM Hotel, Uyo, was the disbursement of tuition scholarship to the first batch of beneficiaries, cutting of birthday cake by Dr. Ofomata and presentation of Awards/portrait to him by the leadership of SUG.

Eminent personalities that graced the ocassion were His Excellency, Engr. Chris Ekpeyong, former Deputy Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Barr. Fidelis Iteshi - Amaecom Legal Adviser, Ambassador Stanley EzeAbasirim  - General Manager of Mitchel and Michelle Business School (MMBS), Comrade Akamba Awa - Chairman Trade Union Congress, Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Michael Soaetan - MMBS Faculty Member, Peter Saturday - Head of Media, Public Relations and Protocol, Amaecom Global Limited, Ebere Edum - Amaecom Calabar Regional Manager and staff of Amaecom Global (Nig) Limited, Uyo branch.

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