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Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun Gives N1m Each, Automatic Employment to Best Graduating Students

Two best graduating students of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye have very good reasons to be happy 

The state governor, Dapo Abiodun, awarded each of them N1m in cash prize and also gave them automatic employment 

When the story was shared online, people praised the governor for his kindness and magnanimity towards the two students 

Two students who graduated as best at the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye have received huge rewards and encouragement for their hard work. 

The students identified as Awolumate Adebisi and Iloka Peter were singled out for honour by the Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun, who awarded them N1m each in cash prize.

The governor made the declaration during the school's 30th convocation ceremony held on the 31st of January, 2022. 

They were offered automatic employment 

Governor Abiodun also offered the two students automatic employment. He wrote on his Facebook page:

"I made an offer of employment to the overall best graduating students: Miss Awolumate Adebisi and Mr Iloka Peter, at the 30th and 31st Convocation Ceremony of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, OOU, Ago-Iwoye held this morning. 

"The graduands were further encouraged with a cash prize of 1 million Naira each, and we will be taking it further by constructing a 1600-bed hostel in a bid to provide more infrastructure for better conditions." 

Reactions trail the governor's kind gesture When the story of the cash award and job offer was shared by the governor, it attracted a number of reactions from his followers. 

Here are a few: Olaniyi Ayoola wrote: "While we appreciate this gesture I want to advise the governor to look into the various charges being levied students in this institution. I think it's time they are streamlined and reduced to encourage more brilliant wards of average Ogun indigenes." 

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