Member Representing Yagba Federal Constituency of Kogi State in the House of Representatives, Hon. Leke Abejide has paid N75m for students in his constituency to pay for 2020 Senior Secondary School Certificate examination conducted by the West African Examination Council (WAEC).
Abejide, who spoke while presenting the cheque to beneficiaries in his constituency, said the gesture will cover students in public and private secondary schools across the three Local Government areas that make up the constituency.
He added it will be extended to all JSS 3 students in all the local government and technical schools.
According to him: “In no distance future we should begin to see medical doctors, engineers, administrators and even governors among these our children, your dream of reaching out to the sky should begin from today”.
He urged parents in the area to key into the project by allowing their children to register as there is no political undertone attached.
Abejide appealed to the people to continue to remain peaceful and allow peace to reign in the country as there is no meaningful development that can take place in a chaotic situation.
He assured them that the National Assembly was doing every thing possible to collaborate with the Executive arm of government to bring good dividends of democracy to Nigerians.
Speaking on behalf of the parents, Mrs. Folashade Yinusa, commended Abejide’s gesture for bringing hope for hopeless parents and students in the area and promised to continue to support in his political career for bringing their Children to the limelight.
The lawmaker also sunk 8 motorised boreholes in the constituency located at ALU, Ponyan, Amuro, Mopa,Ogbe and Egbe respectively as parts of his constituency projects in the Federal Constituency.
He also graded roads as a palliative measures to the constituency from Iyamoye to Igbegun, to Ife- Olukotun, Ponyan , Ejuku to Ijowa Isanlu.