Aare Afe Babalola Foundation to give N50,000-N100,000 to under-privileged
Aare Afe Babalola Foundation, a charity established by Aare Afe Babalola, SAN, CON, LL.D (Lond.) a renowned philanthropist, will give various sums of money varying from N50,000 to N100,000 to two hundred under-privileged Nigerians.
A statement from the management of the Foundation stated that those who qualify to apply are indigent students, men and women (young and old) who need financial assistance. However, those who are gainfully employed are excluded.
To qualify, interested members of the public should obtain free Application Forms immediately by visiting Afe Babalola University website on www.abuad.edu.ng, download the form, fill the downloaded forms and send to [email protected]
In the alternative, they should visit AB Foundation Civic Centre, Iworoko Road, Ado-Ekiti, between 10:00am and 4:00pm daily to obtain a hard copy of the form. The completed form should be submitted to [email protected] or to AB foundation Civic Centre, Ado – Ekiti.
The statement added that all duly filled application forms must be submitted either online through [email protected] or to the AB foundation Civic Centre, Ado – Ekiti latest by 12:00noon on Thursday, December 29, 2016.
A committee set up by the Foundation will on the 30th of December, 2016 sift applications and select 1,000 qualified applicants from all applications received after which the names of 1,000 successful applicants will be sent by SMS and will also be pasted on the Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD) website www.abuad.edu.ng or AB foundation Civic Centre, Ado – Ekiti on the 31st of December, 2016/ 1st January, 2017.
On the 3rd of January, 2017 the qualified 1,000 applicants shall participate in a ballot exercise by 10:00 am on Tuesday, 3rd January, 2017 out of which 200 winners will emerge. The 200 winners will receive between N50,000 and N100,000 each at AB Foundation Civic Centre, Iworoko Road, Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday, the 3rd of January, 2016.
The exercise will be presided over by His Royal Highness, Dr. Ado Ibrahim, the Ohinoyi of Ebiraland. The Guests of Honour are Chief Segun Oni, former Executive Governor of Ekiti State, former Minister of Education, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, the Host Governor, Dr. Peter Ayodele Fayose. Royal Father of the Day, His Royal Majesty, Oba Rufus Adeyemo Adejugbe, the Ewi of Ado-Ekiti. The Foundation will also be witnessed by numerous highlyplaced Nigerians who are well wishers of the under-privileged.
The statement enjoined interested members of the public to contact Tunde on 08037877802, Olu on 08030527261, Bayo on 08034402771 and Taiwo on 08036209927 for further details.