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1000 Students To Benefit From Ondo Reps Member’s N50m Scholarship



A member of the House of Representatives from Ondo State, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, has offered 1000 indigent students a scholarship.

Tunji-Ojo launched the N50 million scholarship scheme which targets students from Akoko area of the state on Monday.

According to the lawmaker who represents Akoko North-East/North-West Federal Constituency, the gesture was part of his efforts to contribute to the educational development of his constituency and state in general.

In a statement made available, he explained that the registration for the scholarship scheme, which had commenced on Monday, was for indigent students who were from the Federal Constituency.

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The statement read, “This is in fulfillment of my education support drive which has seen me facilitate several blocks of classrooms, computer sets, educational materials, free Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination forms and coaching for 2,000 students and other notable interventions in the education sector.

“The education support drive is to help reduce the burden of education on the parents and also ensure that no child is denied access to quality education.”

“The registration form is totally free and can be obtained from presidents of students’ bodies in each community in the Federal Constituency. This is to ensure that nobody is denied access to the form.”

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