Hon. Owolabi Razaq Pays School Fees of 300 Students
The member representing Share/Oke-Ode constituency at the Kwara State House of Assembly, Hon. Owolabi Olatunde Rasaq has paid 300 public school students school fees.
The 300 students that cut across Share I, II, III, IV, and V, Oke- ode I and II, Ilere, and Oro-Ago ward of Share/Oke-Ode constituency benefited from the education initiative of Hon. Owolabi.
Recalled that on 13th of October 2019, Hon. Owolabi during a townhall meeting with APC members from Share Ward 3 And 4 held at Babanloma Community School pledged to support students by paying their school fees.
While speaking with the journalists, Hon. Owolabi stated that the payment of the fee was a product of Educational needs assessment survey conducted and parents outburst during town hall meeting.
Hon Owolabi while quoting Nelson Mandela said ''Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world and that No country can really develop unless its citizens are educated.''
He disclosed that the programme will be a continuous one and it will cut across all tie of Educational level. He further disclosed that over 150 more forms will be sent out for another phase of this similar programme.
"After we rolled out the first phase of this scheme I discovered that more still need to be done and that is why I am preparing to sent out more 150 forms for secondary students across the 10 ward under my constituency and this will be a continuous programme that will cut across all tie of Educational level." He said.
Below are some of the beneficiaries of the programme.