301,980 students benefit from Otumfuo Education Fund - AFIA ENGLISH

301,980 students benefit from Otumfuo Education Fund

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Congratulations His Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II on your 20th anniversary. What a lovely ceremony ‘ADAEKESE’ yesterday. Thank you all for gracing the occasion.

The Otumfuo Education Fund which has been in existence for about 20 years has been a game-changer in the transformation agenda of the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.

So far, 301,980 students have received full scholarships and bursaries.

They include  25,756  people who have received full scholarships to pursue education at various levels and 276,224 others who received some form of financial support ranging from, bursaries for part payment of fees, accommodation, stationary, clothing transportation and airfare as well as admission examination fees.

The Executive Director of the Foundation, Dr Thomas Agyarko-Poku, told the Daily Graphic that majority of the beneficiaries were from deprived areas of the country.

They included 68.5 per cent males and 31.5 per cent females.

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