Two students of the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Kwara State, have benefitted from the 2018/2019 Federal Government Scholarship for Students in Nigerian Public Tertiary Institutions.
The two beneficiaries are Jaiyeola Sofiat Omoniyi an ND 2, Accountancy student and Olagoke Oladele Williams an HND 1, Mechanical Engineering student.
Confirming this on behalf of the Minister of Education, Director, Federal Scholarship Board, said the scholarship, which is a two-year duration, was valued at 100,000.00 (One hundred thousand naira only) per session.
The Rector of the institution, Dr. Lateef Ademola Olatunji, congratulated the beneficiaries. He urged other students to be serious with their studies and be confident enough to apply for scholarship whenever it is available.
Dr. Olatunji lauded the Federal Government for coming up with series of programmes designed towards eradicating illiteracy in the country and for availing the less privileged access to quality education.
The beneficiaries thanked the President Muhammed Buhari-led administration for the scholarship.
They also thanked the polytechnic management for creating an enabling environment for students of the polytechnic to benefit from the scholarship.