Kwara Speaker awards scholarship to Unilorin best Law student
Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Dr. Ali Ahmad on Thursday
awarded scholarship to a first class student of the Faculty of Law, University
of Ilorin, Mrs Mutiat Afolabi to further her law programme at Law School.
A statement issued by his Special Assistant on Media, Shuaib Abdulkadir,
said that the lawmaker was very delighted to sponsor the beneficiary as a
gesture to serve as impetus for other students
The scholarship, according Ahmad, who is an Associate Professor of Law was
one among several others he had embarked on in recent years to encourage the
youths in their academic pursuits.
"As a first-class student in my Faculty, am pleased to sponsor Mutiat
Afolabi to Law School to become a full barrister", he said.
The Speaker said further that as a public office holder, he was compelled to
provide assistance in that regard as a way of supporting the state government
in its quest to improve the education sector.
He noted that present economic situation in the country has made it
expedient that public office holders, corporate organisations and other
spirited individuals must support government reviving the sector.
Responding, the beneficiary, Mrs Mutiat Afolabi who expressed her joy to the
gesture promised to justify the confidence reposed in her.
Afolabi thanked the Speaker and prayed Allah in his mercy to replenish his