Sunday, 16 April 2017

Ondo Youths to Benefit Free Jamb Applications - NGO

Over 100 indigenous youths in Akure North, Ondo State capital as a non-governmental organization NGO, Dele foundation DOF distributed 100 Joint Admission and Matriculation Board JAMB forms freely and 5 Million Naira grant to the youths.
According to Vanguard News, the President of the NGO, Dele Ologun, said the gesture was part of the efforts to invest in youth empowerment and education.
According to the NGO’s President he said, The beneficiaries were selected from Iju, Itaogbolu, Ogbese, Oba-Ile and other towns of Akure North without political bias, noting that education remains the best legacy anyone can give to youths.
In his words, he said, “DOF is an independent private organisation that is committed to assisting the less privileged in capacity building and economic development.”
Furthermore, he said, “We support primary and secondary school education, health, educational institutions and render community/social services to the young people and old, male and female, students and artisans, widows and widowers, etc.”
Source said, that the NGO president who stated that the foundation had impacted positively in the Local Government Area LGA in all ramification in its 17 years of existence, added that the best three performing JAMB students will be awarded scholarship to study in tertiary institutions.
Mr. Ologun added, that the past administrations had marginalized the LGA, urged Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu “to accord us what is due to us in Itaogbolu and Akure North Local Government at large.”
Also the Council Caretaker Chairman, Mr. Segun Oluyede, praised the foundation for its support for youths, describing it as a notable event in the area.

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