- No fewer than 225 students have received scholarships from a Nigerian man identified as Dipo Okeyomi
- The man gave the scholarships to students going to any College of Education and College of Technology
- Okeyomi was given the icon of humanity award for his contribution to education
A Nigerian man identified as Dipo Okeyomi has received the icon of humanity award after he gave scholarships to 225 students. It was reported that the man issued the scholarships to students of tertiary institutions.
Okeyomi was given the icon of humanity award by the National Association of Polytechnic Students. Okeyomi took to his Facebook page to thank the association for giving him the award.
In the Facebook post, he revealed that he gave the 225 scholarships to less privileged students going to any College of Education and College of Technology.
The award was presented to Okeyomi on Friday, January 31.
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Okeyomi added that he will continue to contribute his part to the society and give more to the poor. He said the award given to him has inspired him to continue to give back to the community.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that a Nigerian billionaire Femi Otedola promised a full-ride scholarship to a little girl. The billionaire revealed that if the girl is found he would provide for her education to university level.
Otedola had made the decision after a video of the girl singing his daughter's latest song Gelato went viral online. The girl was heard shouting who's your daddy? Otedola!.
The billionaire's daughter Ifeoluwa Florence Otedola, who is a disc jockey turned singer, released the Gelato song after the Otedola family was tagged as the Gelato family by Nigerians. The family had travelled to Italy for one hour to have Gelato together.
Femi Otedola and his three daughters, Tolani, Temi and DJ Cuppy had gone to Italy to just to have the Ice-cream. The man and his daughters took a break from their family vacation in Monaco to go to Italy.
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