Nigerian music super star,Patoranking is worried over the literacy level in Nigeria and Africa in general, and as such, he is taking positive steps towards addressing the issue.
The program, which is titled the ALU Patoranking Scholarship, is in conjunction with the African Leadership University (ALU), and is offering 10 students full scholarships to study at the innovative university.
The scholarship was named after the singer, who encouraged its creation and plays an active role in selecting its recipients and raising money to ensure its continued success. The singer believes “exceptional leaders and change-makers can come from anywhere. Financial constraints should not prevent the next great African innovators from gaining the tools, skill sets and networks to bring their ideas to life.”
Speaking on the scholarship, Patoranking says: