Sen. Rafiu Ibrahim
A graduate of Agric-Biosystem Engineering from the University of Ilorin, Oyedepo Ola Abdulafis (ROSEY) has appreciated Kwara South Senator, Dr Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim for sponsoring his offshore training at Tolman Offshore Training Centre, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
In an appreciation message sent to Senator Rafiu, Abdulafis who hails from Irepodun local government area of Kwara State, said he would forever be grateful to the lawmaker for his support and encouragement.
Abdulafis disclosed that the sponsorship covers payment for his Bosiet training, Medical Certificate, International Passport, yellow paper, feeding and accommodation.
Reacting to the development, the media aide to the Senator, Abdulqadir Abdulganiyu said Dr Rafiu believes so much in the education of his people, which explains why he often provides scholarship to students within his constituency.
“You will recall that Senator Rafiu had sponsored Bello Emmanuel Temitope for a standard flight operations course No. 21 at Nigerian College of Aviation Technology Zaria and also provided scholarship for the payment of pilot licence to an indigene of Offa LGA, Khadijat Olabanke Adigun at the International Aviation College, Ilorin.
“Senator Rafiu also offered scholarships to about 21 best 2017 UTME/JAMB candidates across the seven local government areas of Kwara South, in different Nigerian universities in their various courses of study” he said.
He added that the lawmaker has also funded to completion the construction and renovation of blocks of classrooms in different schools within and outside his district, as well as provided learning materials to some schools.
Senator Ibrahim took a step ahead of his colleagues by providing not only local but foreign scholarship for his constituents.
He mentioned Senator Rafiu’s sponsorship of Abdullahi Abdulwahab Adejumo of Kende’s compound, Essa C Ward, Offa LGA for his first degree in Arabic Studies at Al-Azhar University Cairo, Egypt and the sponsorship of Ayinla Tobi Ridwan of Oloya Banleku compound Eesa B Ward, Offa LGA for his Masters degree in Engineering at Universiti Teknalogi Petronas.
The media aide assured that Senator Rafiu would continue to do more for his people and bring more dividends of democracy to Kwara South.