Honorable Arinola Fatimoh Lawal, the tenth Kwara State House Assembly, representing Ilorin East Constituency, commenced payment of school fees for 120 students awarded scholarships a few weeks ago.
Recall that the House of Assembly member on October 1, 2023, awarded scholarships to 120 outstanding and less priviledged students in Ilorin East Local Government.
The scholarship scheme initiated through the Mohammed Alabi Lawal Foundation also included the payment of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) examination for the beneficiaries.
Hon. Arinola, while announcing the commencement of the payment, emphasized the significance of education in shaping the future of young individuals and society as a whole.
She stressed that the primary objective of the scholarship scheme is to promote education among the youth and contribute to the reduction of out-of-school children in the community.
“I am pleased to announce the commencement of the payment of school fees for 120 deserving students who have been selected as beneficiaries of the scholarship scheme initiated through the Mohammed Alabi Lawal Foundation.”
“This initiative reflects our unwavering commitment to education, a fundamental cornerstone for the growth and prosperity of any society.
The primary motive behind establishing this scholarship program is to promote education among the youth and address the pressing issue of out-of-school children in our community.”
During the announcement, Hon. Arinola urged the students to remain focused on their education and encouraged them to nurture their ambitions and never cease fighting for their childhood dreams.
“To the 120 students who have been granted this invaluable opportunity, I urge you to recognize the significance of the chance you have been given. It is a stepping stone towards realizing your full potential and achieving your dreams.”
“I implore you to approach your studies with diligence, dedication, and enthusiasm. Embrace this opportunity not only as a means to secure your future but also as a responsibility to contribute meaningfully to society.”