Our "presido said that “Every year, we should tap from among our best brains, selecting our best brains, we are starting with 100 because we have not made adequate arrangement for funding but the number will increase when we make budgetary allocation for it in 2013. “We select our best brain in the area of science, engineering and some areas of economics and expose them to the best facilities available in the world. “The ministry of education and this committee will have to travel to these universities to negotiate for positions in the top 25 universities in the world. “The idea is for you to benefit you must have a first class. It is based purely on merit, no quota. We are giving opportunity for best brains.’’
He said the beneficiaries of the scheme would, on completion of their studies, be mandated to work for the country for a period of five years as lecturers or researchers before they could be allowed to go in to their chosen careers.
Editor's Note: How is that, my people?