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Arole, An Oyo Lawmaker Financed the UTME Registration of 150 Candidates

Hon Isiaka Kazeem Tunde Arole, Lawmaker representing Oyo East/West State Constituency at the Oyo State House of Assembly, has financed the enrolled 150 candidates from his constituency for this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

The data capturing and thumb printing of the first batch of 150 candidates began almost two weeks earlier at the Emmanuel Alayande College of Education (EACOED) and Atiba University in Oyo and it continues till the closure of the official website of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board(JAMB).

Arole while speaking with media officers revealed that it is a yearly event and this year (2021) will be tagged “AROLE Education Support Programme 2021”, while 150 candidates will be the beneficiaries.

In his words, “it is an effort to stimulate educational advancement in our youths in Oyo East/West Constituency, data capturing and thumb printing of candidates commenced while wishing them a successful outing. First Batch out of 150 candidates at EACOED and Atiba University registration centres”, said Arole.

Adding that the goal of this sponsorship was to expose the students to university education and choice of preferred courses of study.

He said that the programme has become a yearly event, while 150 candidates would be benefited this year.

He further said that while the programme began in 2019, 30 candidates were the beneficiaries and 70 candidates were beneficiaries of the 2020 edition.

The Lawmaker who is also the Chairman House Committee on Culture and Tourism prayed that the candidates have a successful outing and also urged them to prepare well for the examination.

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