Promise Fulfilled: Dr Glory Edet Gives Financial Support To Medical Students


…charges them on PVC registration

In fulfilment of the promise which she made last year, the immediate past Commissioner for Agriculture and the PDP Candidate for Ikono/Ini Federal Constituency, Dr. Glory Edet has graciously given financial support to seven Akwa Ibom State indigenous medical students to for their academic Programmes.

Dr. Edet made the presentation over the weekend when the President of the National Association of Akwa Ibom Medical Students, Comr. Utomobong Udo led other student leaders to an interactive session at the Ewet Housing residence of the PDP standard bearer in Uyo.

Dr. Edet who is the first female Patron of Akwa Ibom medical students underscored the pertinence of education as the bed rock of any society and charged the students on continuous hardwork which according to her gives birth to success.

While interacting with the students, the former Dean of Honourable Commissioners said that she will never stop thinking about the welfare of the student community and noted that as a former Staff Adviser for Ini students in the University of Uyo as well as the former Staff Adviser for Agric. Economics and Extension students, UNIUYO, she fully understands the plight of students hence her determination to encourage them with the support. Dr. Edet also financially supported the Association.

She seized the opportunity to thank Governor Udom Emmanuel for the launching of his recent scholarship scheme for students and all his good works in the education and other sectors, charging the students to always respect constituted authorities.

The Ikono/Ini HORs hopeful, while stressing on the importance of the ongoing PVC registration also encouraged the student leaders on massive sensitization.

Responding, the President of Akwa Ibom medical students, Comrade Utomobong Udo, expressed thanks to the erstwhile Commissioner for her benevolence and described her as a lover of qualitative education which according to him earned her an excellence award as the “Student Doctors’ Personality of the year 2021”. He assured her of his commitment to mobilizing students to take advantage of the ongoing INEC registration exercise as she has advised. He thanked her for the previous financial support to medical students, the ongoing students on her scholarship programme and the support for the 7 medical students.

On his part, the Student Union Government President of the University of Uyo, Comrade Wisdom Emmanuel who was also in the delegation described the former Honourable Commissioner as a blessing to the the student community and thanked her for the support.

The presentation was also witnessed by the NAAKISS WORLDWIDE President Comr. Ubong Ekwere, the Ini PDP Chapter Chairman, Hon. Emmanuel Umah and a host of others.

God deserves all the glory…

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