Law School: Ekiti Govt Approves ₦17m Bursary for Indigenes
About 17million Naira bursary allowance has been approved for 113 indigenes of Ekiti State currently in six campuses of the Nigeria Law Schools across the country.
Governor Kayode Fayemi announced this in Ado Ekiti at the commencement of the screening for the law students who would benefit from the bursary.
Represented by the Commissioner for Education, Mr Foluso Daramola, the Governor said the bursary was aimed at encouraging the students in law schools to give them sense of belong.
According to Governor Fayemi, the screening was to confirm those that were qualified for the bursary as contained in the lists sent by the Council for Legal Education
In remark, the Acting Executive Secretary Ekiti State Scholarship Board, Mr. Sola Ogunmiluyi noted that government would continue to promote academic excellence and urged philanthropists to complement government efforts by giving bursary to indigenes.
Some of the law students at the venue of the screening thanked the state government for the gesture which they said would reduce their financial burden.
Radio Nigeria gathered that the screening exercise will end tomorrow where the beneficiaries would be announced.