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Oyo Rep Enrols Children Of Residents Slain by Customs Into Scholarship Program

Hon. Shina Peller of the House of Representatives representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa Federal Constituency, Oyo State has awarded scholarships to the children of the murdered Iseyin residents who were killed by the stray bullets of the Nigeria Customs Service officers on Friday during Eid-Fitri celebration.

He made the announcement while visiting the families of the deceased in Iseyin on Sunday, where he also conveyed his sadness about the ugly occurrence, comforted the families and prayed that God gives them the strength to go through their loss

His first visit was Tobi’s family. Tobi, one of the deceased, died leaving a wife and three children behind. After consoling the wife and family with encouraging words, Hon. Peller then authorized his assistant to immediately add the three children to the list of the students on his scholarship scheme.

His second visit was Wasiu’s family, at Woru Compound, Koso in Iseyin local government area. Wasiu left a wife and four children behind, and they have all also been added to his scholarship scheme.

He replicated his acts at Timothy’s family house, who was also a victim of the sad incident. Timothy left two children behind, and they are now on Hon. Peller’s scholarship scheme.

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