The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has decided to suspend the ongoing interview of which commenced on the 16th of March 2020 to last until the 27th of March 2020.
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A new date for the continuation would be announced and all affected candidates would be duly notified.
PTDF SUSPENDS ONGOING SCHOLARSHIP INTERVIEW
Following concerns over the spread of coronavirus in Nigeria, the Management of the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has suspended the ongoing selection interviews for the award of 2020/2021 overseas scholarship.
The suspension affects the conduct of the second week of the interview scheduled to review shortlisted PhD applicants in four (4) centres of Abuja, Kaduna, Port Harcourt and Ibadan.
The interview exercise which commenced simulteneously in the six geopolitical zones on Monday 16th March, 2020 was scheduled to last until the 27th of March, 2020.
The suspension is a precautionary measure to limit the risk of exposure to the virus by shortlisted candidates, interview panel and staff of the Fund. A new date for the continuation of the exercise will be announced in due course and all affected candidates wil be duly notified of further developments regarding the exercise.
Six thousand and five (6005) candidates were shortlisted to participate in the exercise made up of 3969 and 2036 PhD applicants.
Kalu Otisi Esq
Head, Press and External Relations.
March 20, 2020.
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