The Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji Arakeji, Osun state has announced that it has offered partial scholarships to all students of the institution.
The Punch reports that those in religious studies are the most favoured in the new scholarship which is in the form of reduction of tuition fees.
Professor Sola Fajana who is the vice chancellor of the institution revealed this new development.
He said the move was made to make education in the school more attractive, especially religious studies.
He said all students will receive 10 per cent reduction in their school fees.
Fajana stated: “There will be 15 percent school reduction for parents who have two students in our school, 20 percent reduction for students who are members of the Christ Apostolic Church, while members of staff of the institution who are students will have their school fees reduced by 15 percent.
“There will be 40 percent discount for non-CAC students studying religious studies, while pastors or wives of pastors studying religious studies will enjoy 60 percent discount in their school fees.
“C.A.C students studying religious studies will have 50 percent discount in their fees.”
“We have resolved to make living on our campus more conducive and comfortable for our students, and we want to be known as the go-to place for our immediate and remote communities to have their problems solved.”
Meanwhile, respected British-Nigerian Hollywood actor, David Oyelowo, announced via a post on his Instagram page that he will sponsor the education of five Nigerian girls who survived the Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast.
Oyelowo said that it is important that the girls embark on the journey toward their true destiny, having managed to overcome the effects of the Boko Haram attack.