The member representing Ede North, Ede South, Egbedore and Ejigbo Federal Constituency of Osun State in the National Assembly, Bamidele Salam is set to present bursaries, scholarships and other forms of educational support to Students and Teachers in the Federal constituency under the 2022 intervention projects and other personal initiative.

Towards this end, the Hon. member has approved the composition of two committees to handle the programmes.

A statement issued by the Hon. member’s Special Assistant on Strategic Communication, Oladele Oluwabamiji, disclosed that the committee on Bursaries and Teachers Empowerment is headed by Professor Remi Aworemi of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso while Dr. Tirimisiyu Buari of the Federal Polytechnic, Ede will be Chairman of the committee on Leadership Bootcamp and educational support for Teenagers in the Federal constituency.

The two committees have their memberships drawn from Students Associations, Civil society leaders, community leaders and other interest groups in the four Local Governments making up the Federal Constituency.

The Bursary and Scholarship scheme will be awarded to over one thousand students from secondary schools and tertiary institutions in the forty-two wards in Ede North, Ede South, Egbedore and Ejigbo Local Governments while about 200 teenagers will be participating in a 3-day Leadership Bootcamp holding from the 30th of September to the 2nd of October, 2022.

A Training and Empowerment Programme for selected primary and secondary school teachers in the Federal constituency will also hold to coincide with the World Teachers Day on the 5th of October, 2022.

The Statement explained that the programmes are in furtherance of Representative Salam’s commitment to human capital development, Empowerment and Building of leadership capacity among youths in his constituency.

Representative Bamidele expressed confidence in the two committees to discharge their assignments with utmost sense of responsibility, not only to support potential beneficiaries, but to further uplift standard of education, which has been a major area of commitment through various personal and statutory interventions by Representative Bamidele Salam since assumption of office as Lawmaker representing the federal constituency in the National Assembly.

Oladele Oluwabamiji
Special Assistant On Strategic Communication To Rep Bamidele Salam.