No fewer than 35 diligent and outstanding students of Oke Ogun area of Oyo state benefited from Dare Akande Human Empowerment and Leadership Projects (DA-HELP) initiative.
Few weeks after laying off the foundation building of American Polytechnic of Nigeria, first private university in Oke Ogun, the philanthropist Dr. Dare dole out cash as bursary to 35 Oke Ogun outstanding students drawn across Nigeria higher institutions, with a CGPA of 3.5 and above in their respective course of study.
Dare Akande Human Empowerment and Leadership Projects (DA-HELP) is an educational project designed to complement the effort of the government in educational sector and way of supporting, encouraging, and empowering brilliants students in Oke Ogun area.
Dr. Akande during the cash gift event said, the cash prizes based on beneficiaries performance in their various schools. ” These awards are generally given for outstanding performance held in their various schools, each everyone that got the money has a CGPA grade of 3.5 and above”.
Reiterating his commitment to education sector, he advised the students to take their studies more serious as this will only relief them of poverty.
” Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today. The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet “ Dr .concluded.
DA-HELP initiative project is said to be a continuous programme as next phase of rewards for diligent and outstanding students from Oke Ogun area of Oyo state will be announced soon.