Kwara based Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Tajudeen Olesin Foundation has awarded no fewer than 48 students who distinguished themselves academically in just concluded Free Summer Lesson for all students of Secondary School in Ilorin.
The scholarship was presented to the beneficiaries students in the present of their parents and other personalities who graced the ceremony at Government Day Secondary School Amule, Okelele, Ilorin.
The Chairman of the foundation Ambassador Tajudeen Ibrahim Olesin said WAEC fees of the beneficiaries would be paid and other consolation prizes would also be given to other best students. He added that this year summer lesson was very overwhelmed compared to previous years.
He said the programme was borne out of his zeal to contribute his quota to community development and youth emancipation through education.
He expressed satisfaction that through the summer lessons, records have shown that past supported students have excelled in their senior school certificate examinations and most of them are now in higher institution.
Olesin who is an aspirant for Ilorin East and South Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, promised that education would be parts of his focus if given the opportunity.
He added that the foundation had even invested in health, agriculture, transportation system among others aimed at assisting the less-privileged and contribute to the well-being of the people. “And if given the chance, I’m going to invest in all sectors of economy for the well-being of my people”.
He promised to move more closer to his people and ensure even distribution of dividends of democracy if given the chance.
He assured that the programme would be a continuous exercise and urged the students to focus in their studies for them to become responsible citizens.
Highlight of the programme was presentation of gift to other best students across all the secondary school classes and commissioning of classrooms renovated by the foundation.