Surulere, Oyo state, witnessed an outpouring of excitement on Thursday, as Hon. Abdulazeez Abdulsalam Adegoke, fondly known as Triple A through his foundation, Abdul Jabata Foundation, unveiled a transformative scholarship program for underprivileged students from Junior Secondary School 1 to Senior Secondary School 3.
Earlier, the foundation distributed hybrid maize worth over 2.5 million naira to indigent farmers in Jabata and its surroundings.
The beneficiaries of the education scholarship are Mohammed Jamiu Olamide – AROJE / ABAA C.H.S, Adeniran Isaiah Darasimi, AROJE / ABAA C.H.S, Daniel Olawale, AROJE / ABAA C.H.S, Ogunlade Marvelous, IYAOJE C.H.S, Abdullah Rodiat AyomideIYAOJE C.H.S, Olayiwola Deborah A. – IYAOJE C.H.S, Kehinde Gideon – OLUGBON C.H.S, Ismail Mubarak Ayodele, Akande Victor Ayomide – OLUGBON C.H.S, Adedeji Abdul-rasaq – GBEDE C.H.S.
Others are Ogidi Grace – GBEDE C.H.S, Alagbe Deborah O. – GBEDE C.H.S, Aliu Mutiyat – AJASE / JABATA C.H.S, Omotoye Jeremiah – AJASE / JABATA C.H.S and Abubakar Alimat – AJASE / JABATA C.H.S.
During his opening address, Professor Peter Akintoye Babajide, the Head of the Department of Crop production and Soil Science, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) Ogbomoso, appreciated the unique initiative of the Abdul Jabata Foundation and encouraged them to continue their commendable efforts.
The event was graced by several traditional leaders in Surulere local government, including the Onijabata of Jabata land. Also present were the Olugbon of Orile-igbon, a representative of Alajase, and Iba Iya-oje.
The Abdul Jabata Foundation, a non-governmental organization dedicated to advancing specific Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly in the realms of quality education and infrastructural development, has positioned itself as a beacon for positive change in Surulere local government and beyond.
Its vision extends beyond scholarship initiatives, aiming to raise awareness on crucial public issues and advocate for policy changes in critical areas such as Agriculture, Health, and Education.
The foundation is committed to implementing projects that address immediate needs while contributing to the long-term development of the community.