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Oke Legacy foundation doles out N25million scholarship to Obas, others

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Oke Legacy foundation doles out N25million scholarship to Obas, others

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Former House of Representatives aspirant and member of Oyo State Local Government Service Commission (OSLSC), Hon. John Adisa Oke has doled out eighth six scholarship to commemorate the 7th year remembrance of his late father, Chief Isiah Kolawole Oke.

The late business man was the first to establish the First Secondary Private Boarding School in Ogbomoso.

While alive, he was into Transportation, Shipping, Oil and Gas, Finance and Education.

His most interest was education because education is believed to be an investment in Human Resources.
In retrospect, he was also the first person to establish First Private Tertiary Institution in Ogbomoso ( Best Legacy College of Education). The Institution has convoked more than 2000 graduates since inception. Primary, Secondary was founded 1995 while College of Education was founded in 2007.

Speaking with Mouthpiece NGR, Adisa-Oke said the decision to hold a low key remembrance for his late father was because of the ongoing #EndSars protest which is a burning issue that federal government needs to address urgently.

He said his father’s love for education compelled him to establish education related institutions because he believed a teacher will also teach someone else and it is part of ways to develop our community, Ogbomoso and Nigeria at large.

Oke who is the Director of Best Legacy College of Education revealed that the management awarded scholarship to Eighty (86) students across the 5 local governments in Ogbomoso and Oyo state at large in commemoration of his father’s 7th year remembrance.

According to him, the scholarship is valued at N400,000 for each student to complete the 3years academic sojourn.

He explained that Obas among others helped in the selection of the beneficiaries because they are the one who could identify those in need in their respective domains.

Those that helped in the selection are:
Ogbomoso South
1. Oba Sunday Oladapo Oyediran
2. Lagbami Osekun III
3. Oba Dr. Elijah Olaniyi Popoola
4. Ohunsile Ijeru Land
5. Oba Dr. Ibraheem Amodu J.P
6. Onisapa
7. Oba Olayode Oyeyode
8. Olora- Isoko
9. Oba AbdulWahab Ashifat
10. Onibapon
11. High Chief Abraham Odeyemi
12. Alago’fe
13. High Chief Isamotu Aremu
14. Balogun of Ijeru
15. High Chief Ezekiel Adebayo
16. Esanu Aje Ajimoleke
17. High Chief Sakariyah Adedokun
18. Baale Sun-un sun
19. Oba Fabunmi K.
20. Ologbo of Ilogbo
Ogbomoso North
1. Oba Jimoh Oladunni Oyewumi Ajagungbade III JP CON CFR
2. Soun of Ogbomoso land
3. Oba Amos Babatunde Amao
4. Aale Okeelerin
5. High Chief S.S Otolorin
6. Aare-Ago of Ogbomoso land
7. Oba John Ayanpoju
8. Alabaa of Abaa
9. Oba Ilufoye Alagbe
10. Olu- Ikose
11. High Chief Salawu Ajadi
12. Jagun of Ogbomoso land
13. High Chief Ojo Joseph Oyewale
14. Oniyaku
15. High Chief Ojo James
16. Pakiotan
17. High Chief Mukaila Abiola Oyedeji
18. Alabede
19. High Chief Gbadebo Adeoba
20. Baale Masifa
ORIIRE LG
1. Oba Alhaji Abdul Yekeen Ayinla
2. Onikoyi
3. Oba Michael Oyebunmi Oyegbami IV
4. Oloolo
5. 3.Oba James Adegoke Olakunle
6. Olobamo
7. Oba Abraham Onaolapo Ajadi
8. Alaipo
9. Oba Samuel Oladeji
10. Amura Ladokun
11. Oba Garuba Orisasesan
12. Oniluju
13. Oba Olayinka Iyiola Alabi
14. Onimaya
15. Oba Basiru Raji
16. Oloko of Oko’ile
17. Oba Oluwole Okediji
18. Onisaamo
19. Oba Suleiman Sanni
20. Onitewure
SURULERE
1. Oba Moses Olayiwola
2. Aresa pupa
3. Oba Mustapha Mafolasere
4. Onijabata
5. Oba Solomon Olagoke Akinola Oloyede III
6. Oranmiyan of Oko land
7. Oba Prof. Akinola Akintola
8. Olumomi Alapa Okin
9. Oba Olubayo Adedeji
10. Alarolu
OGO OLUWA
1. Oba AbdulRazaq Alesinloye
2. Olosupa
3. Oba Abiodun Adesina
4. Onilero Elesun
5. Oba Oluwatoye Bamigboye
6. Olopete
7. Oba Isaac Ogunlade
8. Olugusi
9. Oba Joshua Bayioku
10. Oluguro

At the prayer session, one of the invited clergy men said the late Isiah Kolawole Adisa Oke was a principled man and he did a lot in a bid to accelerate development in Ogbomoso through his interventions, establishments, and oriented goals which are obvious to public domain.
Appreciating everyone, Oke noted that he will continue to remember his Dad despite his short time on earth, his impacts and contributions to humanity cannot be erased and the children have vowed to uphold his legacies.

He further said that the student after the completion of their 3years academic programs would become qualified teachers with an award of National Certificate in Education (NCE) which will be of great benefit and development to their immediate environment and Oyo State at large.

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