Dufil Prima Foods as part of its commitment to empowering the Nigerian child through education has awarded a Four million Naira worth of scholarship to forty Junior Secondary School (JSS) students in four schools in Ado-Odo, Local Government, Ota, Ogun State.
The scholarships which are in fulfillment of Dufil’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) also included the provision of other sundry items.
The beneficiary schools were Iganmode Grammar School, Ansar-ru-Deen Comprehensive College, Iju Ebiye High School and Sango Ota High School, all in Ota.
A scholarship fund of N100,000 (One Hundred Thou-sand Naira) each was given to the ten best students in JSS 3 in these schools based on the result of the last promotion examinations conducted by the schools.
Tope Ashiwaju, group public relations and events manager, Dufil Prima Foods says the gesture was necessitated by the need to boost the quality of education and to safeguard the future of the country.
In appreciation of the gesture, Oloruba of Oruba Ota, Oba Wadudu Ajani Dehinde who commended Dufil for always filling the development gaps in the communities, applauded the gesture granted by Indomie to the students in accessing quality education.
‘It is indeed an intervention to promote good quality education, this will go a long way in boosting the morale of the stu-dents and also serve as a motivation to others,’ he enthused.
The cheque presentation ceremony held at Iganmode Grammar School drew representatives from the Ministry of Education, Ogun State as well as the Traditional Head of Oruba Ota, Oba Wadudu Ajani Dehinde, the Oloruba of Oruba Ota.