Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday approved the sum of N500,000 each as a bursary to the 120 Oyo State indigenes in the Nigerian Law School.
He received the Law School students in his office. There, he charged them to persevere in the face of ongoing economic challenges.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary(CPS) to the governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, quoted the governor as saying that he was approving the sum of N60 million to cater for the 2019/2020 session.
He stated that his decision was aimed at assisting the students to achieve greatness and encourage them.
The last time this happened was in 2012
The governor told the student forum led by Mr. Olaniyi Ogunlade to ensure that they come back home to make contributions to the state after their studies.
He also noted that the state has made an investment in the Law School students.
Makinde stated that as soon as the ongoing rail project is completed, it would become easy to work in Lagos and live in Ibadan and vice versa.
He also charged the Law School students not to lose hope whatever the challenges they might be facing.
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