China has awarded scholarships o 47 Nigerian students of the University of Calabar, Cross River State.
Dr. Zhou Ping Jian, China’s Ambassador to Nigeria, said the award of scholarships was to extend its hand of fellowship to the citizens as it commemorates its 47th anniversary of China-Nigeria bilateral relations.
Ping Jian stated “the understanding and the friendship with the people is the foundation for any good bilateral relations. China and Nigeria has very cordial bilateral relations and we believe should benefit the ordinary people”.
According to the Ambassador, the choice of University of Calabar was due to the rising profile of the institution, noting that its scholarships award cuts across every faculty.