The Oyo State Government has approved the sum of 500,000 Naira as bursary allowance for indigenes of the state studying at Nigerian Law School campuses across the country in 2023.

According to an announcement by the Chairman of the Oyo State Scholarship Board, the bursary is part of the yearly package instituted by Governor Seyi Makinde since he assumed office in 2019.

The scholarship board has scheduled verification screening exercises for the law students to ascertain their eligibility. Students from the Lagos and Abuja campuses are expected on Wednesday January 24th while those in Kano, Enugu and Yenagoa will be screened on January 25th. Screening for Yola and Port Harcourt students comes up on January 26th.

The screenings will start by 10:00am daily at the Board’s conference room at the Ministry of Education headquarters in Ibadan.

The government advised members of the public, especially parents and guardians of the benefiting law school students, to take note of the screening dates.

About 500 students are expected to benefit from the 500,000 Naira bursary allowance this year.

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