Oyo Govt Begins Payment Of Bursary To 2023/24 Nigerian Law School Students

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Oyo State Government has begun the payment of N500,000 bursary to each of the 193 indigenes of the state in the Nigerian Law School for the 2023/2024 Session.

In a statement issued and made available by the Commissioner for Education, Science, and Technology, Prof. Salihu Adelabu stated that the state government began the payment of the bursary to law school students this week.

 

The statement maintained that the beneficiaries had been receiving the payment directly in their respective bank accounts, having earlier been verified by the State’s Scholarship Board prior to the ongoing payment of the bursary.

The state has equally earmarked the sum of huge amounts in the 2024 Budget, for bursary awards, financial assistance to local and foreign outstanding students of Oyo State origin.

The commissioner, who stated that Governor Makinde’s administration is ready to address the issue of bursary awards and scholarship to Oyo State students in tertiary institutions, maintained that the state, through its scholarship board, has earmarked over Five Hundred Million for that purpose in the 2024 Budget.

He explained that the budget is intended to take care of bursary awards to final year students in Universities, Polytechnics, Monotechnics and others.

The commissioner stated that the state government remains committed to assisting students of the state in tertiary institutions across the country.

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