As part of the 2021 disbursement plans, TETFund will disburse 906 million nairas to a university in each of the six geopolitical zones, while 628 million nairas will go to a polytechnic and a faculty of education in each of the six. zones.
During the briefing, Bogoro also explained that the responsibility for completing the Abuja National Library project rests with TETFund.
“I signed the grant letters for the scholarships we awarded, 217. This is the largest scholarship in history. It never exceeded 200. We have 217 research grants that were recently approved, ”said Bogoro.
Speaking about the recent Special Awards from the TETFund Board of Trustees (BoT), Bogoro revealed that $ 5 billion each has been approved for the University of Lagos (unilag) and Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, for the development of important infrastructure projects…
The director of TETFund said that one billion nairas had also been approved for the Obafemi Awolowo University headquarters, Ile-Ife, and another one billion nairas for the Imo State Polytechnic Institute, Umuagwo, adding that more educational institutions superiors would benefit from special credits over too long a period. weather. Street.
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Bogoro said TETFund is also providing support to enhance the investigative activities of the Defense Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON), among others, to address the country’s security challenges.
“With the urological and renal facilities available, we hope that many of our teaching hospitals will have the capacity that they are given with the equipment that we provide, they should be able to do kidney transplants and so on. in our universities.
“We plan to continue to strengthen some of them in terms of oncology facilities, urology clinical research facilities, and cardiac facilities,” he said.
The forum also gave Bogoro the opportunity to explain that the TETFund board approved the overseas course sponsorship review.
The highlight of the event was the delivery of missionary letters to the beneficiary institutions.