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“Forget Bursary, It Won’t Make Any Difference In Your Life,” Wike Tells Rivers Students

His Excellency Nyesom Wike who is the incumbent governor of Rivers State has told students to forget the payment of bursary, as it will not make any difference in their lives. This statement came in the wake of the recent outcry of students in the University, over unpaid bursary. 

Speaking at the commissioning of the National Union of Rivers State Students (NURSS) national secretariat which was established by his administration, Gov. Wike retrospect that during his time as a student of the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State University, and the Nigerian Law School, he never for ones heard of anything called bursary and neither was he paid any. 

The bursary is a grant that is being given to University students from Rivers state, to enable them to study and live comfortably in school. 

The governor encouraged students leaders, to lobby for projects such as the NURSS Secretariat, instead of clamoring for bursary that is “irrelevant”.

“𝘐 𝘢𝘵𝘵𝘦𝘯𝘥𝘦𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘜𝘯𝘪𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘴𝘪𝘵𝘺 𝘰𝘧 𝘗𝘰𝘳𝘵 𝘏𝘢𝘳𝘤𝘰𝘶𝘳𝘵, 𝘐 𝘢𝘵𝘵𝘦𝘯𝘥𝘦𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘶𝘯𝘪𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘴𝘪𝘵𝘺 [𝘙𝘚𝘜]. 𝘐 𝘸𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘵𝘰 𝘭𝘢𝘸 𝘴𝘤𝘩𝘰𝘰𝘭. 𝘐 𝘩𝘢𝘷𝘦 𝘯𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘳 𝘩𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘥 𝘰𝘧 𝘢𝘯𝘺𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘤𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘦𝘥 𝘣𝘶𝘳𝘴𝘢𝘳𝘺. 𝘕𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘳. 𝘕10,000, 𝘕20,000 𝘤𝘢𝘯𝘯𝘰𝘵 𝘮𝘢𝘬𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘺 𝘥𝘪𝘧𝘧𝘦𝘳𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘦 𝘪𝘯 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘭𝘪𝘧𝘦. 𝘞𝘦 𝘮𝘶𝘴𝘵 𝘧𝘰𝘤𝘶𝘴 𝘰𝘯 𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘭𝘪𝘵𝘺.”

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