Studies in France. Joint scholarship program (Total - France)
Signing ceremony on December 19th, 2012.
Mr. Jacques Champagne de Labriolle, French Ambassador to Nigeria and Mr. Guy Maurice, Managing Director of TOTAL E&P Nigeria Limited, have signed on the 19th December 2012 an agreement on a joint scolarship program for Nigerian students willing to continue studying in French universities.
This agreement follows the signature of a framework agreement by Mr Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Mr. Christophe de Margerie, CEO of Total, formalizing a partnership to permit students to pursue their academic training in France.
This program, wich allows the beneficiaries to be fully supported, shows the full success of public - private partnerships that have existed for several years, particularly in the field of education. The exercise of their social responsability by French companies abroad here accompanies the attractiveness of France and French universities.
Guy Maurice shows a symbol of friendship and cooperation between Nigeria and France.