The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has awarded scholarships to over 270 secondary schools students across Southwest in the last two years.
This was disclosed by Adeyanju Olaoluwa, the Coordinator of the scholarship and the Southwest Educational Competition Save Education Project, when some of the beneficiaries visited the Ooni, on Wednesday, in Ile-Ife.
Olaoluwa said that the project was sponsored by Ooni, as part of his landmark achievements in the last two years on the throne of his forefathers, adding that the monarch had been paying the school fees of these less privileged.
According to him, the Oba asked him to shortlist students that were financially constraint and we were able to shortlist students from 37 schools. Read more