By Noah Ocheni, Lokoja
The Founder of the Waves of Success Foundation, Ocholi Yusuf Okpanachi on Thursday in Lokoja assured Students f paying the JAMB fees for 300 students in Kogi state.
Okpanachi who disclosed this in a Statement made available to Journalists in Lokoja on Thursday said this was sequel to the
determination of the organisation to afford the youths access to higher education.
The Founder of the None-Governmental Organisation, Yusuf Okpanachi while sympathizing with the present economic hardship of the future leaders, assured that his organisation will do everything within its powers to avail the less privileged students the opportunity to access quality education.
“The essence of the humanitarian gesture is to assist our poor parents who are not financially buoyant to pay for their brilliant wards”.
“Apart from the Foundation’s educational impact in its services to humanity and the down trodden, the target is also to complement government’s efforts to make life more comfortable for the citizenry” Okpanachi explained
He also disclosed that his Foundation has offered shorlarship to 150 students who are currently studying at various tertiary institutions across the country as well as organisation of educational based debates for brilliant students.
“Apart from making adequate impact in boosting quality education within immediate society, the organisation had also extended its assistance to both the urban and rural dwellers to uplift their living conditions.”
Okpanachi further hinted that the Foundation had since last year embarked on provision of palliatives to cushion the effect of COVID-19 devastation.