July 17, (THEWILL) – Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa State has announced an educational scholarship for Kingdom Kroseide, winner of the Nigerian Idol Season 6 singing competition.
Diri announced this on Friday when he received Kingdom and his team at the Government House, Yenagoa.
The Governor also appointed Kingdom as Youth Ambassador in the state.
Governor Diri also disclosed that the government would henceforth bear the responsibility of the 24-year-old talented singer’s education at the Federal University, Otuoke, where he is a student and up to a Master’s Degree level if he so wishes.
He said, “In appreciation of the honour you have brought to the state, I hereby announce that you are on the scholarship of the Bayelsa State Government. As you finish your first degree and if you proceed for a Master’s Degree, the scholarship would also cover your programme.
“You are also appointed as an ambassador of the youths of Bayelsa State.”
Speaking, Kroseide stated that he was successful in the competition because of the grace of God and hard work. He appreciated the state government, Bayelsans and Nigerians for their support that made him win the contest.