Sequel to the suspension of the proposed peaceful demonstration last week, the Rivers state government hereby inform all Rivers students across the Nation that the Governor, His Excellency Chief Barr. E. N. Wike CON, has graciously approved the process of payment of bursary with verification starting from Tuesday 11th October 2017.
The position of the Governor on the bursary payment was made known when the Honourable commissioner for education Hon. Tamunosisi Gogo Jaja, called all the home school chapter presidents and secretaries of NURSS for an emergency meeting in his office on Thursday 5th October 2017.
The NURSS national President in person of Comr. Patrick Ogbuehi, thereafter directed all chapters of NURSS to commence the registration of eligible Rivers students who are entitled to receive the bursary immediately.
According to the president, the process should be expedited so that all Rivers state students can be happy.
All Rivers students are to visit their local chapters from Tuesday next week to pick up the bursary form.