Governor Abiodun Assures Ogun Students Of Regular Bursary Payment - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Thursday, November 19, 2020

Governor Abiodun Assures Ogun Students Of Regular Bursary Payment

ABEOKUTA - The Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has promised to pay bursary to all the indigenous students in the state.

He disclosed this on Wednesday at an event organised to mark 2020 International Students Day tagged ''Life Within The four Walls Of School: Curbing The Menace Of Social Exorbitance held at the Valley View Auditorium, Government House in Abeokuta. 

Abiodun who was represented by his Special Assistant on Students Matters, Comrade Adeyemi Azeez noted that his administration places much premium on the importance of students in the state.

The governor while celebrating the students urged them to remain focus and rededicate their academic to the advancement of the state. 

In welcome address, the National President, National Association of Ogun state Students, (NAOSS), Comrade Ogunrombi Oluwagbemileke Emmanuel also commended  Abiodun for his giant strides in the educational sector, urging him to do more.

Ogunrombi also appreciated the governor for yielding to their  request of appointing an erudite scholar who is in the educational field to right the wrongs in the ministry of education.

He said that the governor has done them good by giving them a capable hand to handle the ministry of education service and technology.

The NAOSS president said,'' I want to appreciate the Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun for giving us Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu, a man who was untill his recent appointment the Vice Chancellor of TASUED and has shown within the shortest possible time that he is indeed capable of handling the affairs of the ministry with his maiden official visit to all tertiary institutions to identify the challenges across our campuses and taking students in all higher institution of learning in the country and sequel to the Governor's declaration that lists should be compiled for the payment of bursaries.

''We want to  urge the Hon. Commissioner, the SA and the ministry to as a matter of urgency begin the compilation of the lists  as the leadership of NAOSS is ready to join hands with the ministry in every way, so our dear students can start receiving and benefiting from the bursary immediately the face off between the ASUU and FG is resolved. 

"We would have loved it to commence with our students who are in school already but we want a holistic approach."

He therefore commended the the Special Assistant to the governor on Students Matters, Com. Adeyemi Azeez Amoo for his support to the association.

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