The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba AbdulRosheed Adewale Akanbi, extended a gesture of academic support by presenting a cheque of N500,000 to Miss Adisa Basirat Ifeoluwa, a distinguished law school student.
Basirat, a proud native of the Alaran compound in Ileogbo, Iwoland, was selected for the scholarship after gaining admission to the Nigerian Law School. Basirat is also a Law graduate of the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife.
This significant contribution is part of the annual scholarship program initiated three years ago by Chief Ismaila Toyin Kudaisi, who assumed the title of Babalaje of Iwo. The Babalaje Law School Scholarship aims to recognize and support exceptional students pursuing a legal education.
Oba Adewale Akanbi, while presenting the cheque, expressed his commitment to fostering education and empowering young minds. He commended Basirat’s dedication to academic excellence and highlighted the importance of investing in the education of promising individuals like her.
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Miss Adisa Basirat Ifeoluwa, visibly elated and grateful for the scholarship, thanked the Oluwo of Iwoland and Chief Ismaila Toyin Kudaisi for their unwavering support. She emphasized the transformative impact this financial assistance would have on her legal education journey and pledged to use the opportunity to contribute positively to society.
Chief Ismaila Toyin Kudaisi, the benefactor of the scholarship, reiterated his commitment to the development of education in Iwoland and beyond. He emphasized the importance of empowering the younger generation to become catalysts for positive change in their communities.
The Babalaje Law School Scholarship has become a beacon of hope for aspiring legal minds, and this third edition reinforces the commitment of the Iwoland community to nurturing talent and supporting education.