GOVERNMENT SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
In keeping with his earlier promise to make the selection process for the Lincoln University scholarship programme as open and transparent as possible, His Excellency, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson, Governor of Bayelsa State, says every Bayelsan that possesses the required number of subjects are eligible to apply.
The Governor also wishes to make it clear that, children of Top Government functionaries, including political appointees are exempted from applying or participating in the selection process.
The Bayelsa State Governor has further directed individuals, groups and all other agencies of Government, including the Ministry of Education to submit all the applications in their possession to the Bayelsa State Scholarships Board, who are the legitimate organ of Government mandated to undertake such activities.
All concerned are by this announcement requested to comply with immediate effect.
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Bayelsa State