UNIZIK Education – 400 students awarded Scholarship 2016

Students totalling about 400 from the Nnamdi
Azikiwe University have been reportedly given
the opportunity of admission into top Chinese
universities » through scholarship platform of
This was confirmed by the Director of the
Chinese Cultural and Research Centre , Prof.
Wang Bo on Thursday, June 30 in Awka.
Bo mentioned that the move was only possible
due to the relationship between Nigeria and
The Chinese Attache and Director of China
Cultural Centre in Nigeria, Mr. Yan Xiangdong has
assured the institution that the group will do all
that it can to promote the university.
He said: “We have built good relationship and we
will join hands with you for the growth of the
cultural centre domiciled in your university.”
The Vice Chancellor of UNIZIK, Professor Joseph
Ahaneku, in his speech, extolled the intention of
the centre and pleaded with the Chinese
government to offer employment to graduates of
the centre who also have other skills acquired
from their other degree programmes.
This is because, according to him, without proper
engagement they will feel disillusioned.
He said, “ Henceforth, our windows are wide open
to accommodate all academia and researchers who
may have China and Nigeria as their case study to
come in and explore the opportunities here for their
research work.”
In her address, the director of Confucius Institute
Prof. Carol Arinze-Umeobi said the Institute has
established three Confucius classrooms at
Federal Polytechnic, Oko, UNIZIK Primary and
High school and at Enugu State College of
Education, Technical.
He said the Institute now runs two categories of
the programme which included Executive Class
for business men and women to meet their
business demands in China.

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