I am one of the Shell scholars who benefited from the SPDC/NNPC Cradle-to-Career Scholarship programme in 2010. It was an all-expense paid scholarship that covered the six years of my secondary school education. My fees, books, transportation, provisions, accommodation, feeding and upkeep were completely funded by the SPDC Joint Venture. With such comprehensive support, I had no excuse but to graduate as the best student from Jephthah Comprehensive Secondary School in 2016.

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