232 students get two-year scholarship
The Habana International Staff Institution, Ondo State, has offered scholarship to 232 students to study vocational and pastoral subjects.
The institution, formerly known as the International Association of Christian Clergymen for Peace (IACCP) of United Nations Staff Academy, will accept the students for the 2014-2016 academic sessions.
In a statement, the Press Secretary to the President of the IACCP United Nations and head of Mission, Very Revd Modupe Ilemobayo, said the aim of the scholarship is to combat unemployment among the youth and provide them with skills to be self-employed.
The students will undergo two-year programmes in 11 disciplines, including world languages, computer and cybercaf? training, crop production management, art and design, pastoral training, animal health and husbandry at the staff school.
They will also be taught small enterprise development, consumer education, communication skills, personaliy development, peace education, English language, and general knowledge during a six-month feeder class.
?After six months feeder class, the students will go straight to their various departments,? she said.
Already, a community in Ondo State has donated eight plots of land to the IACCP.
Archbishop Uriel Adesunloye is the proprietor and rector of the institution and also the President World Body ACCP.
Meanwhile, the IACCP United Nations plans to establish a university in Ute-Ose Local Government of Ondo State.
The statement noted that Conflict Resolution, World Languages and Religions are among the programmes to be offered in the university which is expected to complement the UN?s peace efforts around the world.