The Nigerian International Athletes Association (NIAA) have awarded University scholarships to two outstanding student/sports men and a woman to study in Nigeria Universities.
This was announced Saturday September 30th 2017 in New York at the Organization annual Fundraising Banquet/Award Night. Announcing the scholarships, Dr. Godwin Obasogie PRO NIAA stated the scholarship is renewable every year base on the students academic/sports performance.
The students are 17 years old Oniyide Tabilola, 17 years old Rhoda Obamuwagun, both track/field and 16 years old Anthony Ozogula Oluwagbeminiyi a Table Tennis player. Seventeen merit awards were also handed out including Chairman of the occasion His Excellency, The Edo State Governor Mr. Godwin Obaseki who was represented by the former Deputy Governor of Edo State His Excellency Chief Lucky Imasuen.
Some other awards went to Dr.Mrs Toyin Okenla-Ojeaga, Dr. Osahon Ukponmwan, former NIAA President Mr. Harrison Salami and many others. Plans are already underway preparing for the 2018 edition.
Source: The Nation