The President of the 8th Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Saturday announced scholarships awards to two children of the late Deputy Bursar, Kwara State University, Malete, Hon Abdullahi Ayuba Olaitan.
The late Deputy Bursar died on Wednesday while watching the AFCON semifinal match between Nigeria and South Africa.
A statement by Saraki’s Press Officer on Local Matters, Abdulganiyu Abdulqadir, said the announcement was made on Saturday, February 10, 2024, during the Fidau prayer organized for the deceased at his residence in Ilorin the Kwara State capital.
Speaking at the Fidau prayer, Alhaji Ishola Balogun Fulani who led Saraki’s delegation to the gathering, condoled with the family of the deceased, charging them to bear the loss as the will of Allah.
Saraki, who expressed sympathy over the unfortunate incident pledged to be of support to the bereaved family by awarding scholarships to two children of the departed.
The Waziri Ngeri of Ilorin Emirate, Dr Saraki, admonished the family to take heart and accept it as the will of Allah, just as he assured of his support always.
He prayed to Allah to grant the late Abdulahi Aljannah Firdaus, and the family, the fortitude to bear the loss.
Abdulganiyu Abdulqadir – ABDUL ABDUL,
Press Officer on Local Matters,
Abubakar Bukola Saraki Media Office
Saturday February 10th, 2024