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Abeokuta descendants Union promises scholarship for members


By Edith Igbokwe

L-R National President, Alhaji Babatunde Ogunwoolu, National Lady President, Mrs. Adeola Fawole and Governor Lagos District, Prince Solomon Owookade

Abeokuta Descendants Union, Nigeria (ADUN) has disclosed plan to organise scholarship for the members of the body.

Speaking during the inauguration of the new executive members of the Union at Oshodi-Isolo LG Secretariat, the National President if the Union, Alhaji Babatunde Ogunwoolu, made the declaration, saying the opportunity would be for the indigenous Egba sons and daughters.

He said the Union is working to foster unity among the people of Egba irrespective of where they find themselves.

He added that the Union is Alps working to support one another for a better living with the notion that “a challenge to one, is a challenge to all.”


Equally speaking, the National Lady President of the association, Mrs. Adeola Fawole, promised to work tirelessly towards the development of the Union and the members.

Governor, Lagos District, Prince Solomon Owookade, said the six proposed branches of the Union in Lagos would be formed before his tenure lapses.

According to him, the branches will be in Oshodi, Odi-Olowo/Ojuwoye, Mushin, Isolo, Ikotun and Ikola/Command to add to the existing 14 branches in Lagos district.

The National Secretary of the Union, Hon. Bajela Davis, urged all Egba people living in Lagos to join the Union.