CCII: Scores of Ibadan indigenous students benefit from Makinde’s N10m education scholarship grant

Thirty three (33) indigent students who are Ibadan indigenes, have benefited from Governor Seyi Makinde’s donation of ₦10M into the Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII) Scholarship Scheme.

The distribution of bank cheques for the scholarship grants to the batch of students from various Universities and ~other tertiary institutions took place during the Monthly General Assembly of the Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes on Friday February 3, 2023.

While addressing Journalists, The President General of the Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes, Prince Oluyemisi Adeaga, commended Governor Makinde for the good gesture he has extended to the students.

He encouraged Governor Makinde not to relent in his good gestures of always extending help to the needy in the Society. Prince Adeaga noted that His Excellency has been known for this good deeds and prayed that God will always grant the him all his heart desires.

Prince Adeaga further advised the beneficiaries that when they achieve success in life, they should not forget Ibadan and always make sure that they cultivate the spirit of lifting others in need in their future endeavours.

“we held our monthly General Assembly, where we successfully awarded scholarship to 33 indigent students who are Indigenes of Ibadanland. They are students of various tertiary institutions in all over Nigeria.

“Governor Makinde gave us ten million naira (₦10M) as part of our scholarship fund, it is a Scholardhip program fund, out of which we have taken a first batch of 33 students of various institutions and we are spending ₦4.2 million on all of them.

“University students were given (₦140,000) One Hundred and Forty Thousand Naira, Polytechnic students were given (₦120,000) One Hundred and Twenty Thousand Naira while NCE students each benefitted with (₦80,000) Eighty Thousand Naira.

“We expect that by the grace of God they would be successful in life and when they do, they should remember those that would also be indigents and be able to assist them because one successful hand, when it helps many others, spirals into many successful hands and thus accelerates societal development.

“The beneficiaries and all youths are the future leaders and the glory of Ibadan. When by the Grace of God they are successful, they should not forget to serve Ibadan land. It is very important and that is what they can do to make Ibadanland known all over the world.

“We want to Encourage Governor Seyi Makinde not to renege in his good impactful assistance to the needy. He is known and renowned for this and it is prayed that the Almighty God will grant him the desire of His heart.

“We appreciate Governor Makinde in CCII and we will continue to appreciate him, he said.

In their separate remarks, a few of the beneficiaries expressed their gratitude to Governor Makinde for the helping hand he has extended to them.

They promised to make good use of the opportunity given to them wisely and not to disappoint Ibadanland, CCII and Governor Makinde .

One of the beneficiaries student who is also an indigene of Ibadan, Salaudeen Abeeb Abiodun called on the people of the state to make sure that they support the re-election bid of Governor Makinde and support him to provide the dividend of democracy to the state.

“I will like to thank the Governor of my state, Governor Seyi Makinde for his utmost support to the indigenous students of Oyo state generally.

“I will also like to thank the Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes for their support for the indigenous students of Ibadan land in general.

“I will like to advise the people to consciously support Governor Makinde in his re-election bid because I believe that a lot is still coming from governor Seyi Makinde , the Governor of the masses.

“I have been serving Ibadan from day one because when I was at the federal college of education Oyo, I was a Chapter Federation of Ibadan Students Union (FIBSU) President and I will still continue my support for the development of Ibadan land in my own capacity.

“I want to say a very big thank you to Governor Seyi Makinde, may God bless him.

“Also I want to say thank you to CCII, God bless every members of CCII for the opportunity to benefit from this scholarship, I am pleased and blessed for this scholarship.

“I promise to use the money given to me fruitfully as desired, she said.

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