The Executive Governor Of Lagos State, Governor Akinkunmi Ambode Has Signed the Sum Of N380m Payment Of Scholarship and Bursary for All Lagos State Indigenous in Tertiary Institutions across the country.
The beneficiaries would be fresh applicants and others receiving subsequent payment,As Said By he Special Advisor To The Governor on Education.
He said that the state government was committed to sustaining the scholarship and bursary scheme in spite of the economic situation of the country.
He said that the governor is committed to ensuring that indigenes are empowered through education to contribute productively to the local and global economies.
According to him, these sums will accommodate the backlog of outstanding bursary and scholarship payments, as well as current awards for fresh and subsequent beneficiaries.
He said, “We urge beneficiaries to exercise patience as disbursement of the funds will commence in three weeks, at which time beneficiaries will be invited to present relevant documentation to receive their bursary or scholarship awards.”
He also said that In 2015,The Sum of N660m was Approved for Scholarship and Bursary.