In preparation for the 10th annual empowerment program by the Ilorin Emirate Youth Development Association (IEYDA), the association has successfully cleared school fees for secondary school students in Ilorin Emirate, from Primary 1 to Junior Secondary School (JSS) 3, including Payment of BECE.
The payment also covered outstanding students of the Just Event Online Long Holiday Summer Lesson in 2023.
In an interview with Just Event Online TV on Friday morning, IEYDA PRO, Alh Mohammed Uthman Jagunma, disclosed that the full empowerment program is scheduled for tomorrow at the forecourt of the Emir of Ilorin Palace.
This program targets artisans, aged, widows, young business youth, and MSMEs as major beneficiaries.
He stated that this payment of school fees signifies IEYDA’s commitment to prioritizing education, encompassing Western education, skill acquisition, and Islamic education.
Speaking further, Alh Jagunma urged well-meaning individuals and philanthropists to attend and support the program. He said 10th annual empowerment program will feature a sermon delivered by the Grand Mufti of Ilorin, Sheikh Sulaiman Faruq Onikijipa.