Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has permitted the disbursement of a sum of N96, 140,000.00 as scholarship award to 469 college students of the state learning in tertiary establishments throughout the nation.
The State Commissioner for Schooling, Science and Expertise Dr. Olabimpe Aderiye who made this identified in Ado Ekiti, stated the State Authorities had commenced digital fee to financial institution accounts of beneficiaries of the awards.
Mrs Aderiye highlighted beneficiaries of the scholarship awards to incorporate 31 bodily challenged, 288 undergraduates in addition to 150 postgraduates college students consisting of 71 Masters and 79 Ph.D college students.
The Commissioner stated that undergraduates and bodily challenged college students got N60,000 every whereas Masters college students obtained N250,000 and their Ph.D counterpart, N750,000.
She added that the State Authorities signed an settlement with every awardee to supply them speedy employment for 2 years after commencement.
Reiterating the dedication of the Fayemi led administration to the welfare of all college students from the state, Aderiye, nonetheless, urged the beneficiaries to reciprocate the federal government gesture by concentrating on their research and shunning vices which may be inimical to their success.