The NPP MP for Tolon Constituency, Alhaji Habib Iddrisu has paid the school fees of some 150 students in his constituency after successfully launching the Soya-Lana Educational Trust Fund.
The fund is targeting all students in the Tolon Constituency especially brilliant but needy and physically challenged female students.
Speaking at the launch, Alhaji Habib Iddrisu said the fund seeks to “provide financial support to brilliant but needy tertiary students in the Tolon constituency and facilitate access to scholarships both local and international.
He added that the fund will provide guidance and counseling services regarding education and career choices to students in the constituency and provides remedial tuition and registration of private WAEC examination for SHS leavers in the constituency to better their grades.
The educational fund, the first of its kind in the constituency is expected to benefit over 1000 students.
Alhaji Habib Iddrisu who is also the Deputy Majority Chief Whip says no student will be left out adding that scholarships have been secured for some 25 students to pursue various courses in some tertiary institutions.
Provision of motor bikes to various offices
After the launch of the Educational Fund, the MP also donated 20 motorbikes to various departments in the Tolon District including the District Educational Office, the District Police Headquarters, the District Health Directorate, the District Health Insurance Office among others.
This was to facilitate the work of officers in the constituency and improve the working environment.
“My goal is to see to development in Tolon and l will do what l can to help improve it,” the MP added.
Anti snake venom
With the onset of the dry season, most residents in the Tolon Constituency are prone to snake bites.
To this effect, the MP also donated 50 anti-snake venoms to the Tolon Health Centre to help with treatment.
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