Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has awarded 5 years full scholarship to Mr Solomon Ukoha who constructed an electricity substation with crude oil and other locally sourced materials.
Governor Ikpeazu made this known on Monday at his lodge in Aba while receiving the 24 years old Solomon, a native of Amaekpu in Ohafia Local Government Area of the state.
According to Ikpeazu, the scholarship is for him to further his education in any tertiary institution of his choice.
The governor expressed joy over the technical ingenuity exhibited by the young innovator noting that Abia has youths who can compete favourably with their international counterparts in technical education if given the opportunity.
The governor explained that power supply has been a major problem facing the…