Published On: Wed, Sep 13th, 2017

PTDF inducts 195 beneficiaries of 2017/2018 M.Sc Scholarship Award

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By Mashe Umaru Gwamna

The Petroleum Trust Development Fund (PTDF) yesterday inducted 195 beneficiaries for the 2017/2018 Masters (Msc)Scholarship award in Abuja .
The Executive Secretary of PTDF, Dr. Aliyu Guasu disclosed during the induction exercise that the scholarship was part of PTDF mandate for capacity development in the Oil and gas industry.
He said: “ the choice of beneficiaries was according to PTDF mandate, performance of the students and programme choice .With this, PTDF has the highest number of scholarship given to Nigeria graduates “.
Guasu reiterated that the total number given to non – Oil producing states was five (5)while Oil producing state have six ( 6) .
“The beneficiaries of exercise have recorded success in performance across the world and the scholarship programme is a global acclaimed programme in university worldwide”.
While urging the beneficiaries of the programme to be good ambassador to themselves , family and the country, the PTDF boss urged them to be focused.
“Obey rules , policies of those institutions, laws and regulations of the host countries”,Guasu emphasised.
Meanwhile, the beneficiaries of the Msc scholarship thanked the PTDF and Nigerian government for chosen them as worthy ambassadors to represent the country and promised to do their best .

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