The Lagos Aviation Maritime Business Academy (LAMB) has said it will offer Scholarships to Orphans and the less privileged persons in Nigeria in its 2018/2019 academic session.
This was made known by Dr. Emeka Udowu, the Rector of LAMB during an interview with News Agency at his office in Ijegun Township, Lagos.
According to him, 360 spaces have been made available for admission into the institution.
He said; “LAMB, which is popularly known as Innovation Polytechnic, is an institution which focuses on Maritime and Aviation.
“As part of our corporate social responsibility, we want to assist the less privileged all over Nigeria as our capacity will allow.
“We have made provision to admit 360 indigent persons from all over the 36 states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) at a ratio of 10 students per state.
“I want to particularly urge students from the North East and North Central to key into this package,’’ he added.
He also stated that the institution as part of the package will waive fifty per cent of its tuition fee for the beneficiaries, allow a free three-month certificate programme and also award a National Diploma.
The rector also called on the governments at both the state and federal level to partner with the institution in the area of manpower development that would enhance its ability to sponsor indigent students.
The LAMB academy was established in 2000 and is duly registered under the companies and Allied Matters Act 1990 and recognised by the National Board for Technical Education and Federal Ministry of Education.
The LAMB Academy is a registered Independent Tertiary Institution in the field of Aviation Management, Maritime Management and Logistic Management. It also specialises in Petroleum and Pipeline Management, Security Management Technology, among others.