The Federal University of Oye-Ekiti in Ekiti (FUOYE) has approved special insurance package of N3.1 million at N125, 000 each for 25 students to enable them complete their programmes.
The students, it said, were those unable to continue with their education following death of their parents or guardians.
The Dean of Student Affairs of the university, Prof. Dosu Malomo in a statement issued on Sunday in Oye-Ekiti, said that the scheme would take care of the students’ tuition and other essential needs covered by the insurance.
He disclosed that over 100 students had benefited from the scheme since it was set up.
Malomo explained that management of FUOYE gave out N125, 000 each to the 25 students with a view to helping them continue with their education in the institution.
” The students who benefitted from the scheme expressed their gratitude to the university’s management team for making their dreams a reality, notwithstanding their financial constraints.