3 ATBU Students, 12 Others Get Indorama Scholarship

Indorama Fertilizer has awarded N450,000 scholarship to three selected undergraduate students of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi (ATBU).

WikkiTimes reports that each of the benefiting students pocketed N150,000 respectively.

Similarly, Indorama selected 12 students to benefit from the scholarship scheme from Faculties of Agriculture drawn from University of Jos, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria (ABU) and Federal University Kashere.

The Zonal Marketing Officer of Indorama Fertilizer, Dr Abubakar Sani Abdullahi disclosed this while presenting checks to benefiting ATBU students in Bauchi on Thursday.

He said the three students selected for the scholarship from the university were chosen based on their academic performance.

He called on other students to put in more efforts in other to be considered for the scholarship next year.

Dr Abdullahi said while this is the second time that Indorama Fertilizer is awarding undergraduate scholarship to ATBU students as parts of its Corporate Social Responsibility, the company currently considers increasing both the amount of the award and the number of benefiting students.

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The Zonal Marketing Officer commended ATBU management for providing the needed support to the company to support students of the university.

He called on the management of the university to give mor support and opportunities for female students especially in the area of agriculture.

Responding, the Voice Chancellor of ATBU, Professor Muhammad Ahmad Abdulaziz praised Indorama Fertilizer for considering students of the university for the scholarship.

He appealed to the company to consider increasing the amount awarded in view of the current torrent economic times prevalent in the country.

The Vice Chancellor made case for Indorama Fertilizer to start producing NPK fertilizer in Nigeria to reduce it’s cost to farmers.


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