Member representing Kabba-Bunu/Ijumu federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Honourable Tajudeen Yusuf has rounded off the 9th edition of his foundation programme, ‘Back to School,’ with the presentation of scholarship award to outstanding students.
The programme which was held in Kabba on Saturday, 7 September, also witnessed the presentation of prizes and cash to the schools and students that came 1st, 2nd and 3rd in another programme of his foundation, ‘inter-secondary schools quiz competition’ which he holds in conjunction with the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA).
Community Secondary School, Odo-Ape received the prize for the 2nd runners-up of the quiz competition, The Apostolic Church Ayetoro Gbede Area Secondary School, Odokoro Gbede went home with the 1st runners-up prize, while the star prize went to the winner of the competition, Christ Anglican Secondary School, Kabba.
In his message made available to ACEGIST, Hon Tee Jay urged participants to be good ambassador for excellence and character to other pupils.
“Pleased to witness another successful completion of my Foundation’s Free Summer Classes and #BackToSchool Initiative. This 9th Edition saw some of the brightest pupils placed in centers across the Kabba-Bunu/Ijumu Constituency.
“The best pupils received certificates and gifts during the closing ceremony and were encouraged to continue to be diligent when their respective schools resume as well be served as ambassadors for excellence and good character to other pupils.
“As an incentive to the pupils that displayed exceptional capacity, I have given scholarships to the best of them in each center to further their academic pursuits. Additionally, we held a quiz competition, and many participants went home with cash prizes and gifts,” Hon Tee Jay said
Also speaking, the chairman of Kabba-Bunu People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Honourable Olajide Johnson admonished the students and parents to keep praying for Hon Tee Jay, who has been consistent in sponsoring the programmes since the first year he was elected to represent his people, because it takes the heart of God do so.
Hon Johnson further encouraged everyone to vote for PDP in the forth coming Kogi State governorship election so as to enjoy more dividends of democracy.
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