The valedictorian of the 2021 Bemore Summer Bootcamp Ondo State, Olaniyi Abisoye has bagged a scholarship for her university education.
The scholarship award which is to be sponsored by Bukola Abitoye was announced at the graduation ceremony of the programme held at the 2,500 capacity auditorium of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) on Saturday, September 25.
The scholarship award was among the surfeit of prizes she won for emerging the best graduands at the fourth edition of the two-week training programme mounted by Bemore Empowered Initiative, the pet project of the First Lady of Ondo State, Chief Mrs. Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu.
Abisoye also bagged a N50,000 cash prize from Bemore Empowered Initiative for emerging the best of the set.
She equally got a free laptop and solar home system from the organization as well as cash prizes from individuals.
Two persons also offered to pay for her West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, WASSCE, and National Examination Council NECO examination enrollment.
In her acceptance speech, Olaniyi Abisoye expressed her profound gratitude to God for seeing her through the programme and emerging the best graduand.
She said she learnt a lot to the extent that she felt like the programme did not come to an end.
Abisoye was also effusive to the founder, Anyanwu-Akeredolu for investing in her and other girls that participated in the programme.
She specifically lauded the lessons on taekwando given to them during the bootcamp.
Abisoye enjoined her fellow graduands not to keep to themselves the knowledge and skills acquired but rather impart and mentor other girls in their communities.