Foundation Awards Tuition Scholarship to Seven FUOYE students

 By Adedeji Badejo and Bunmi Dada

 

An American based foundation, SEYEM08 foundation, led by a Nigerian Philanthropist, Mr Oluwaseyi Adedoja has awarded tuition scholarship worth various sums between N30,000-48,000 each to seven students of Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE).

Mr Oluwaseyi Adedoja, who was represented by his brother, Mr Olayemi Adedoja made the cash presentation in a short ceremony at Bursar’s Office on Thursday February 20, 2020.

Delivering the cash to the University Bursar, Mrs Bolatito Roseline Akande, Mr Olayemi Adedoja explained that the scholarship, which is a yearly exercise, is an initiative of  a Computer Engineer, his brother,  Mr. Oluwaseyi Adedoja and is opened to every 200Level student in FUOYE.The selection process involve the Office of Students Affairs and it cut across all faculties of the institution.

In her remark, the Bursar Mrs. Bolatito R Akande commended the foundation for this efforts towards the assisting the indigent students in the university. She also enjoined benefiting students to put in their best in their studies urging the foundation not to relent in its efforts to create equal opportunities for indigent students irrespective of gender or creed.

The Acting Dean, Student Affairs Division, Dr. Dosu Malomo in his words commended the foundation for the scholarship and that the selection process of the 7 indigent students was thorough. He also charged the beneficiaries to reciprocate the gesture of the foundation by concentrating on their studies.

The total sum of N294, 000 (two hundred and Ninety-Four Thousand naira only) in cash representing the tuition fees for the selected students was presented at the occasion.