Oyo Reps Member, Agboworin, Distributes JAMB Forms, Combined Past Questions To Students


Lawmaker representing Ibadan North East / South East Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Hon Abass Adigun Agboworin, on Monday distributed the about 150 Joint Admission Matriculation Board Examination (JAMB) forms and compedium of past questions to secondary students in his constituency.

Beneficiaries are best students from 20 schools in his constituency and students who participated in the coaching classes which he has been sponsoring since 2019.

Agboworin also promised to place best students among the beneficiaries on full scholarship after gaining admission like he has always been doing in past.

The lawmaker who just splashed empowerment items worth over N200million naira to empower his constituents said he will continue to prepare the younger generations for the future for a better society.

He said: “We are here to distribute compendium of past questions to students. When I was campaigning, I promised educational programs and support. By July, I started tutorial class for SS2 and SS3 students and I have not stopped till now. I think I’m the only House of Representatives member doing this among the 14 members from Oyo state.

“Concerning my scholarship program, we picked the best students that performed very well in JAMB examination every year. I have two students in the University of Ibadan, one in Obafemi Awolowo University and another one at the First Technical University on full scholarship.

“This program costs millions of naira. The production of thousand copies of Mathematics and English language past questions compendium. We have 50 students from tutorial centers were picked as beneficiaries of this programs. The other forms were given to secondary school students in my constituency, each school sent 3 best students.

“I urge the students to study very well and make judicious use of this opportunity. They should know exactly what they are doing. If they perform very well, scholarship is waiting for them if they gain admission to the higher institution. As soon as they enter the higher institution, if they meet up with our criteria, we will place them on scholarship which is 100,000 naira per session. We did that about two weeks ago for those that are already on our scholarship list from the University of Ibadan,m and Obafemi Awolowo University.

“After from this, I have given scholarship to some students and I will give more. Students who passed JAMB and maintain GP of 2:1 will get N100,000 annually and I will still try to help them secure Job

“I am trying to complement Governor Seyi Makinde’s effort in taking Oyo state to a greater height.”

While speaking, the chairman, Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM), Pastor Akin Alamu said the lawmaker is doing a lot in empowering his constituents and complimenting the efforts of the state government.

He added that the lawmaker deserves to be given another term for him to continue his good work.

“There is hardly any months that you will not hear not read any information about his contribution in his constituency. Just like we are saying Govenor Seyi Makinde deserves another term, Honourable Agboworin also deserves to be re-elected.”

Also speaking, the Principal of Loyal College, Mr Akin Akinade in his opening remark said the educational support initiative of Hon Abass Agboworin is a development that will complement the efforts of Governor Seyi Makinde on education.

Akinade who is the secretary general of ANCOPPS in Oyo state commended Engineer Seyi Makinde for his giant strides in education.

He urged the beneficiaries to make good use of the opportunities to add more knowledge to what they have acquired as as to be a better person and make the society proud.

Other dignitaries at the event were, Hon Ibraheem Akintayo; Chairman Ibadan South East LG, Mr Tope Yusuf, Alhaji Isiaq Fatokun Abuye; PDP Chairman Ibadan North East LG, Mr Remi Yusuf and others.

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