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Member Representing Ankpa1 State Constituency at Kogi State House of Assembly, Hon Lawal Akus earlier today, awarded scholarship to students of Kogi State College of Education (KSCOE), Ankpa.

Hon. Akus gave the award during the matriculation ceremony of the College as part of his efforts to ensuring education for all in his constituency especially the children from the less privileged homes.

Akus who described education as an everlasting gift to humanity, and as part of the things in his campaign promises, he presented a check of five hundred thousand naira (500,000) initial deposit of four million naira (4,000,000) for the sponsorship of thirty four (34) Ankpa1 students in the College.

He enjoined the students to take their studies seriously and as well be good ambassadors of the school and indeed Ankpa. He tasked them to utilise the opportunity judiciously while appealing to the rest to have faith in his administration as he works on enrolling more beneficiaries.

On his part, the Provost of the College, Dr Mohammed Kabir Ibrahim lauded Akus for prioritising education in Ankpa Local Government. He said finding some students of the College worthy of earning scholarship is the best encouragement from a leader of his repute.

He thanked the Honorable for being a major partner of the school while praying God grant him everlasting joy and happiness.


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