… grant her a scholarship to any University of her choice.
Plateau State Governor, Solomon Lalong has rewarded Miss Slyvia Ulan Matthew – an incident of the state who got 9 A1s in the recently-concluded West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
Sylvia Ulan Matthew who hails from Bokkos Local Government Area of the state is a student of Premier Academy in Abuja.
She, alongside her mother, met with the Governor at the statehouse recently and she was offered a scholarship to any University of her choice.
It was also gathered that Miss Sylvia previously won a scholarship from petroleum giants, Shell after she emerged as the overall best student in the national common entrance examination.
The Plateau State Governor also praised her mother for raising her without her father who died even before she was conceived.
The Plateau State government has offered an automatic scholarship to Miss Sylvia Ulan Matthew to any university of her choice for emerging the best candidate from the state in the 2020 WASSCE with 9A1s.
She is said to have a history of record-breaking having emerged overall best at national common entrance examinations which earned her a scholarship by the Shell Petroleum Company.
The Governor in a statement by his Director of Press & Public Affairs, Makut Macham congratulated her for the feat and said he was not surprised because of the abundant talents available in the State. He said the State will grant her a scholarship to any University of her choice.
He praised her mother for raising her single-handedly since the death of her husband even before Ulan was born.
Plateau State Coordinator on SDGs Mr. Sam Damla who led the family to Government House Little Rayfield said the performance of the student again shows the potentials that the people of Plateau State possess which must be harnessed.
Ulan thanked the Governor for the reception and promised not to disappoint him and the people of Plateau State. She explained that her passion is to be a Chemical Engineer.