A Board Member of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, Major General Taritimiye Gagariga has awarded Education Foundation Scholarships to Abbas Ibrahim (Defense Spikers of Abuja).
Major General Gagariga gave the scholarship to the young players after their exceptional display at the Kotangora Volleyball Challenge Competition in Kontagora, Niger State on Monday.
The Commander Corps of Artillery stated that both players who emerged best Libero will be sponsored throughout their secondary school to include their JAMB, NECO and WAEC.
Maj Gen Gagariga emphasized that the relevance of education in one’s career can never be overemphasized as it touches every aspect of one’s life including learning the game of volleyball.
He said, “I am urging all junior player to take their education with all seriousness as it will project their image. I want to reassure you all of my unrelenting support to your educational pursuits.
“The awards was organized and conducted to inculcate the desire for education to the participants while developing and improving their chosen career as volleball players.”
Other beneficiaries of the award are; Destiny Ayuba (Vulcan Volleyball Club of Kotangora), Mary, Martha and Blessing Anebi (Scorpion Spikers Abuja)
They will be sponsored throughout their secondary school to include their writing of JAMB, NECO and WAEC.
It should be recalled that the grassroots Education Foundation Scholarship Awards began December 2020 in Nigerian Army School of Artillery Kachia where the then Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, presented a cheque for the sum of N636,000 to Master Abubakar Mohammed of G-RANK Spikers.