Seyi Makinde, the present Oyo State Governor and one of the best Governors in present-day Nigeria made the announcement when he received in his office some indigenes of the state currently in Law school.
According to the governor, the decision was aimed at encouraging the students and assisting them to achieve greatness in their academic pursuits.
Announcing the decision via his Twitter handle, Governor Seyi Makinde wrote
“Representatives of Oyo State indigenes at the Nigerian Law School visited me today. I approved the sum of N500,000 to be paid as bursary to each Oyo State indigene at the Law School,”
Below are screenshots of the tweet from Governor Makinde’s Twitter handle:
Representatives of Oyo State indigenes at the Nigerian Law School visited me today. I approved the sum of N500,000 to be paid as bursary to each Oyo State indigene at the Law School. pic.twitter.com/hDhQU72Y7N
— Seyi Makinde (@seyiamakinde) August 6, 2019
Few screenshots from Nigerian reactions to Seyi Makinde Tweet
It's a great development, considering the fact that most of the southern state are not paying bursary and when they pays, it's not regular.
An average northerner would laugh at you, because their bursary is steady across all discipline.
— Habeebullah (@akewu01) August 7, 2019
Nawa oh, God when will this kind of governor get to IMO state ?
— Urchman (@uchenna_omooba) August 6, 2019
Ummm hmmm dis one no fit happen for KOGI ooooh. Dah sturbon man will give the money to masqurades and sit down ooh
— Akira Kashim (@HappyAkira5) August 7, 2019
Now, talk about been "Awoist"; talk about promoting and encouraging devotion to education.
It used to be a Laptop for Best Student and Camry for Figure 8🤣.
At least, 500k fit encourage Law Graduates to hustle Law School.
Your MCMs shut LAUTECH down!
— The 10th Son (@abeylere) August 7, 2019