Jubilation As Student Receives N50,000 Grant Promised by Ogun Gov Abiodun, Video Trends

Jubilation As Student Receives N50,000 Grant Promised by Ogun Gov Abiodun, Video Trends

  • Nigerians took to social media to hail Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state for fulfilling his promise
  • This is as a student received the N50,000 education grant the governor promised as part of his efforts to mitigate the current hardship in the land
  • In reaction to the development, many Nigerians disclosed that the 50k would go a long way in solving the urgent needs of students

Legit.ng journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements.

Ogun state, Abeokuta - A Nigerian student has wowed many on social media. He rolled on the ground out of excitement after receiving a N50,000 education grant promised by Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state.

N50,000 education grant, Dapo Abiodun, Ogun state
Governor Abiodun of Ogun state has showcased his leadership amidst hardship. Photo credit: Prince Dr. Dapo Abiodun - MFR
Source: Facebook

Recall the governor had promised that all 27,600 indigent students in tertiary institutions nationwide would receive an education grant of N50,000 each, ensuring no aspiring mind is left behind due to financial constraints.

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In a video posted by an X user @Letter_to_Jack, on Friday, March 8, a student and his colleagues expressed joy after receiving an alert.

Following the development, some of the students urged the young man to use the money to purchase food items without delay.

The X user tweeted:

"Video: Student rolls on the floor in excitement after he and other colleagues of Ogun State Origin got their N50,000 #OgunEduCash grant promised two weeks ago by the Dapo Abiodun Admin.
"Thank you for this @dabiodunMFR @OGSG_Official"

This is part of the government's efforts to alleviate the hardship in Nigeria due to rising food prices and the high cost of living.

Nigerians react as Ogun Gov gives students 50k grant

Nigerians took to the comment section of X with different opinions about the development. Legit.ng captured some of them below.

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@EazzyVibe tweeted:

"Bro I'm yet to be credited and I'm a student of mapoly."

@nuclearpr_ tweeted:

"See joy."

@CFC_jogues tweeted:

"Poverty is something else. Rolling on the floor for 50,000 after school fees were increased by almost the same amount if not more. Now the underperforming governor would now be commended for this? Ogun state with the worse roads and infrastructure? Wow."

@FlushyBuzzz tweeted:

"These Students are the Ones who knows how much this 50k will help them sort some of their bills and seeing them in jubilant mood shouldn't come as a surprise, Things hard everywhere so Governor Dapo Abiodun turning up for them is a delight. Doubting Thomases, You're Welcome."

Watch the video below

Ogun govt begins sales of rice at affordable prices

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that the Ogun state government purchased 100 truckloads of rice to be sold at cheaper rates to residents of the state.

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According to the state government, the idea is to mitigate the rising cost prices of goods in Nigeria.

Governor Dapo Abiodun confirmed the development on Thursday, February 22, at a stakeholders’ meeting in Abeokuta, the state capital.

In a series of posts shared on his X account, the governor disclosed that the rice would be subsidised and made available at the "original price" it was before the recent astronomical rise in the prices of the commodities.

Source: Legit.ng

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Esther Odili (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Esther Odili is a journalist and a Politics/Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng with 6+ years of experience. Before joining Legit.ng, Esther has worked with other reputable media houses, such as the New Telegraph newspaper and Galaxy Television. She Holds OND and HND in Mass Communication from NIJ, where she was recognized as the best student in print journalism in 2018. Email: esther.odili@corp.legit.ng.

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