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|Subject: NEKTAA To Give 25 Scholarships Fri Mar 26, 2010 11:59 pm|| |
NEKTAA To Give 25 Scholarships
Mr. Emmanuel Nimely Togba
The New Kru
Town Association in the Americas (NEKTAA) has announced that it will grant about 25
scholarships to deserving students of the Borough of New Kru Town to pursue
higher education.According to the President of NEKTAA, Mr. Emmanuel
Nimely Togba who is currently visiting the country, the association
which was revamped in 2007 also intends to put up a Resource Center in
September of this year at the D.Tweh High School for the use of
students and other researchers residing in the Borough of New Kru
Town. “The resource center will be in the form of a major computer Lab,”
he added.Mr. Togba told the INQUIRER that he is also in the country to introduce and create some awareness
relative to the activities of the organization with people residing in
New Kru Town.
He said the
NEKTAA intends to erect billboards at the entry points of the Borough of New Kru Town,
namely Caldwell junction, Bong Mines Bridge and St. Paul Bridge.Mr.
Togba who is also the National Treasurer of the Union of Liberian Association in the Americas
(ULAA) said sometime ago the people of New Kru Town made a formal
request to the organization and such request is being worked on. The
NEKTAA usually holds its annual reunion in the United States in August of every year since the
association was revamped in 2007.Its current officials include Mr.
Emmanuel Nimely Togba, President,
Mr. Jasckson Teegbe Seton; Vice President, Mr. Isaac Settro; Secretary General, Mr. James Koiyan;
Financial Secretary, Decontee Brown; Treasurer and Cecelia Fukah;
Chaplain.The Association's board is composed of K. Adventus Karpeh; Chairman, Mrs. Theresa Geegbe; Co
Chairperson, Arthur Weah Doe; Secretary, while Alfred Nimely and
Calvin Dweye are members.