Isaac Moghalu Foundation to Sponsor 50 UNN Undergraduates
In its drive to boost entrepreneurship training and productivity among young Nigerians, the Isaac Moghalu Foundation has announced a scholarship for fifty undergraduates of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Unveiling the University’s new e-learning platform, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), and guest speaker at the event explained that the scholarship is designed for students to acquire knowledge and skills to address practical challenges.
“As part of the Isaac Moghalu Foundation’s vision to enable young Nigerians achieve their full potentials through education, empowerment and stimulate social change, the scholarship is an immense opportunity for budding entrepreneurs to build their businesses and investments. The new platform is built on innovation and wealth creation, and we believe that with such initiatives, our country can attain economic transformation and growth that affects the lives of all citizens,” he stated.
The President, Institute for Governance and Economic Transformation and Founder, Isaac Moghalu Foundation, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu revealed this at the annual public lecture of the Department of Economics on Tuesday, February, 13.
Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu (born 1963), political economist, lawyer and former United Nations official, is Professor of Practice in International Business and Public Policy at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.
In 2014, Moghalu published his critically-acclaimed book titled ‘Emerging Africa: How the Global Economy’s Last Frontier Can Prosper and Matter’, where he made a strong case for innovation economies in Africa. His new book, ‘Build, Innovate and Grow: My Vision for Our Country’ is set for release later this month.