By Emmanuel Adeleke
The lawmaker representing Ibadan South East/ North East Federal Constituency, Honourable Abass Adigun, aka Agboworin, has provided 150 JAMB forms and 2000 free compendium of JAMB past questions for some senior secondary school students in his constituency.
This is coming few weeks after the lawmaker trained 150 youths on ICT and empowered over 700 constituents in different vocations.
While presenting the JAMB forms to the beneficiaries at Loyola College, Ibadan, on Monday, Agboworin said his actions were in fulfillment of his electioneering campaign promises in the 2019 election,noting that to whom much is given, much is expected.
“Since I won the election in June 2019, I have started lesson for students from SS2 to SS3. Ever since then, I have not stopped till now.
“For my scholarship, we picked the students that performed very well in JAMB and three of the outstanding ones got the scholarship during the empowerment few weeks ago,” he said.
He urged the students to study very well and know exactly what they are doing academically.
“I believe that education is very important and our children are our tomorrow.
“If they perform excellently well, scholarship awaits them once they have admission into tertiary institutions of their choice,” Agboworin added.
In his address, the Executive Chairman, Oyo State Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) Pastor Akinade Alamu, commended the lawmaker and Governor Seyi Makinde for their positive efforts towards education in the state.
Alamu, who described Agboworin as a worthy representative of his constituency, enjoined the students to make maximum use of the opportunity by getting outstanding grades in their exams.
He urged the the people to get their permanent voter cards, in order to vote in the best candidates in the forthcoming general elections.
In his welcome address, the Principal, Loyola College, Ibadan, Mr Akin Akinade, lauded the lawmaker for the initiative and urged the beneficiaries to make judicious use of the opportunity.
The beneficiaries showered encomiums on Agboworin for his positive impact in the constituency.
The compendium of past questions which is mainly Mathematics and English Language is from 1978 to 2021.