A member of Udenu Legislative Council in Enugu State, Nnamdi Odo has awarded N225,000 bursery to 15 indigent students in his constituency.
The councilor representing Obollo Afor Ward in Udenu Local Government Area made the cash donation during the monthly party ward meeting in Obollo Afor.
Nnamdi Odo said the gesture which will take care of the termly school fees of the beneficiaries is funded with his salary.
He stated that the award is in fulfillment of his pledge to set aside seventy-five thousand naira (N75,000) from his monthly salary to pay school fees of indigent students.
“I am a product of collective interest, I was elected to represent my people and I am under obligation to give back to them.
"I wish I can give more but for a start, let me take up the payment of the school fees of fifteen students whose parents are faithful to the party.
"It is a way of encouraging them to remain steadfast.”