By Niyi Tabiti
Top socialite and industrialist, Chief Rasaq Akanni Okoya and his wife, Folashade have awarded schorlaships to 40 less priviledged students in tetiary institutions in Lagos State.
Folashade Okoya said the schorlaship scheme is part of her husband’s vision to empower youth through education.She noted that her husband, who is the Chairman of Eleganza Group of Companies,RAO Property and other business concerns has been a great supporter of the educational sector through his philantropic gestures. He has been helping a lot of indigent students, he has also donated books and given support to various schools in the past.The students would get N100,000 each.
Before now,the Okoya’s are known to host some of the most flamboyant parties in town. Only few people in Nigerian can out do the Okoyas when it come to hosting parties.