Meet Akintade Abdullahi, Osun Student Who Got President Buhari’s Scholarship For Emerging Best Scientist of The Year
Akintade Abdullahi Got President Buhari’s Scholarship For Emerging Best Scientist of The Year. Akintade Abdullahi is a student of Osogbo Grammar School has got a full scholarship up to PhD level for emerging the overall best Young Nigerian Scientist of the Year.
President Muhammadu Buhari awarded the young Osun public school student the award after he won the 1st position in the National Examination of the 774 Young Nigerian Scientists Presidential Award, organised by the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology.
Meanwhile, the State Governor, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola has appreciated the effort of President Muhammadu Buhari for given Abdulahi the scholarship prize.
Governor Oyetola, who personally congratulated the winner and his parents, expressed his appreciation to President Buhari while fielding questions from journalists shortly after the presentation of the Presidential Awards to the young Abdullahi and two others on Monday at the Eagle Square, Abuja.
He lauded the President “for putting measures in place to build the capacity of the youth through education as a way of preparing them for their role as the leaders of tomorrow.”
He also commended the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology for instituting the 774 Young Nigerian Scientists Presidential Award to develop the interest of young Nigerians in the sciences through competitive examinations.
According to him, this will enable Nigerian youths to compete internationally and become renowned laureates in the sciences.
He also urged corporate organisations to complement the Federal Government’s efforts by instituting competitions and facilitating projects that will produce scientists for massive technological development.
Story by Olowe Oluwajuwon Isaac/ Photo credit: maestromagazine.com.ng