Total Nigeria Plc Scholarship for Koko indigenes, a CSR initiative aimed at providing affordable education to the Koko child held its 2016/2017 Total Koko Scholarship examination at the Iwere College Hall on 30th June, 2017 with six new beneficiaries emerging.
The selection interview had 7 schools from across Koko in attendance with 104 first year junior secondary school students (JSS1) participating. The schools include Iwere College, Koko, Christ the Savior School Koko and Baptist High School, Koko. Others are Beach College Koko, St. Michael’s Secondary School Koko, Aunty Kate School Koko and Christian World Modern College, Koko.
28 students at various levels of their secondary education currently benefit from this scheme.
With this year’s selection interview, another 6 students of Koko origin who benefited from the Total Koko Scholarship award scheme has brought the total number of beneficiaries to 34.
The examination was transparently conducted under the watchful supervision of the Koko Community Management Authority (KCMA) Education Sub-Committee. Some teachers and youth corps members from Koko assisted in the supervision of the examination.
The qualifying exam was immediately graded and winners emerged same day. The six lucky new beneficiaries include: Eyesan Oritstimeyin David of St. Michaels Secondary School Koko; Ajoritsedere Sisanmi Anita of St. Michaels Secondary School Koko and Jiringho Elijah Oritsesantesan of St. Michaels Secondary School Koko.
Others are Kpogho Ebiortse Christopher of Iwere College, Koko; Asokuarami Emmanuella Ortise-seun of Christian World Model School, Koko and Okotie Ortiseweyinmi Favour of Baptist High School, Koko. Formal notification will be sent to the schools and the parents of latest beneficiaries of the Total Koko scholarship awards.
It will be recalled that the 2016 edition of the scholarship qualifying examination featured 94 first year Junior Secondary students cutting across six Schools in Koko area. Six winners emerged from the number as beneficiaries of the Total Koko Scholarship scheme, a Total Nigeria Plc corporate social investment focused on education.