By Sodiq Lawal
The Maye Of Ile Ife and President of Oduduwa University , Ile- Ife, Dr . Ramon Adedoyin, has awarded scholarships valued at N50m to deserving youths in Ile – Ife, Osun State.
While announcing the awards recently in the ancient town, Adedoyin said that his annual scholarship scheme was a means to ensure a promising future for Ile – Ife youths.
He said, “ This year, I am giving out scholarships worth N50 m to Ife indigenes.
Beneficiaries of the scholarship will have complete free education in any course of their choice at Oduduwa University, Ile -Ife and The Polytechnic, Ile-Ife.
“Apart from being committed to the growth of Ile – Ife, I believe that investing in the educational career of youths will go a long way to help this nation. This is one of what made me established a university. I want our children to be educated and be able to compete favourably with their colleagues in other parts of the world”
“Investing in education has a lot of benefits and one of the most vibrant tools to ensure development in a city like Ile – Ife. ”