The Nigerian Army has announced the commencement of verification and screening of eligible beneficiaries for Sponsorship of children of it’s personnel who died in active service.
The scheme is designed to give the children of the deceased the requisite necessary education.
The verification and screening is for Primary, Secondary and Tertiary institutions from 17 January to 17 February 2023 at Army Headquarters Command Officers Mess Asokoro, Abuja for new and existing applicants.
According to the Nigerian Army Headquarters, applicants would be in the following Categories:
a. Primary School – 6 – 12 Years of Age.
b. Secondary School – 12 – 18 Years of Age.
c. Tertiary Institutions – 18 – 22 Years of Age.
Required documents for the screening and verification exercise are :
a. Handwritten application for Sponsorship containing the names of the children.
b. Letter of Admission of the beneficiary.
c. Last School Report Card/results of the beneficiary.
d. Letter of Confirmation from the School as to the students of the beneficiary.
e. Birth Certificate of the beneficiary.
f. Death Certificate of the deceased personnel.
g. Part 2 Orders Publication of death.
h. Condolence Letter of deceased Parent.
i. NOTICAS Signal.
j. Nigerian Army Application for Sponsorship form duly completed by the last unit and formation headquarters of the deceased personnel.
k. Four recent passport photograph of the beneficiary.
l. Passport photograph of the deceased personnel.
m. Account number and sort code.
n. Telephone number of the surviving parent or administrator.
Source: Voice of Nigeria