Indigent students of the Lagos East Senatorial District studying in Lagos State-owned tertiary institutions can now have a sign of great relief as Senator representing the district at the National Assembly, Tokunbo Abiru has launched a registration portal for bursary application.
Inaugurating the Tokunbo Abiru Bursary Advisory Board at his senatorial office in Ikorodu, Senator Abiru urged the board members who are mostly lecturers in state-owned tertiary institutions to give primacy to academic excellence among other criteria in the selection process of suitable beneficiaries.
According to the Senator, the registration and screening of applications will be essentially driven online stressing the need to reduce human contact for greater efficiency in compliance with global best practice and in adherence with COVID-19 safety protocol.
The registration portal (https://tokunboabiru.org/tact-foundation/bursary-scheme/) opens on Wednesday 5th May and closes Saturday 29th May 2021.
The Bursary Scheme is an Education Endowment in the Constituency services bouquet for the esteemed people of Lagos East Senatorial District.
Senator Abiru’s passion for higher qualitative education as a veritable vehicle for maximizing enormous opportunities in today’s knowledge Economy is the motivation for the endowment targeted at brilliant, studious but indigent indigenes in the 16 Local Government and Local Council Development Areas of the Lagos East District.
The bursary is expected to serve as a support to students in furtherance of their academic pursuit.
The scheme is the latest in the series of interventions for different demographics in the Lagos East Senatorial District.