BY ABIOLA RUFAI
The 2017 Annual Afolabi Olabimtan Foundation Scholarship Awards came up on Friday October 27, 2017 at the Table-Tennis Hall, Recreation Club, Ilaro, headquarters of Ogun West.
The event was graced by crème of the society from within and outsde Ogun State saw 25 indigent students ranging from JSS 2 to SSS 3 from Ogun West Senatorial district of Ogun State being offered scholarships for the academic year 2017/18.
Recipients of the award are Rhoda Fagbenro, Community Junior Secondary School,? Ayomide Olanrewaju, Community Junior Secondary School,?…..
In their separate address, both Adeolu and Olaolu Olabimtan thanked people that were present at the occasion with a call that every individuals who have enjoyed free education during their school days should endeavour to give back to the society through sponsoring brilliant children who came from poor homes.
The duo who enjoined the beneficiaries of the scholarship award to continue to strive hard academically promised to extend the scholarship award to tertiary level soon.
Guests at the event commended the organizers of the yearly programme for the gesture, saying ‘‘people should support the foundation, morally and financially’’.
Present at the event are the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Prof. Ebun Oduwole, OOU Bursar, Mr Semiu Makinde, OOU Deputy Registrar, Council affairs, Mr Tunji Akintan, representative of the Permanent Secretary, Ogun State Ministry of Education, Elhadji Hamed Idowu AbuSatar, Publisher/EIC, StarTrend Int’l magazine, members of the Recreation Club of Ilaro led by the Club President, Chief Shafarudeen Popoola and traditional rulers among a host of others
Afolabi Olabimtan Foundation Puts Smile On Indigent Students’ Faces, Guests Eulogised Organisers
BY ABIOLA RUFAI