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Reading: Nigerian Lecturer gives $100 to each of the ten students who attended his first class.
Reading: Nigerian Lecturer gives $100 to each of the ten students who attended his first class.

Nigerian Lecturer gives $100 to each of the ten students who attended his first class.

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Nigerian Lecturer gives $100 to each of the ten students who attended his first class.
Nigerian Lecturer gives $100 to each of the ten students who attended his first class.

At the University of Ibadan, Dr. Bisi, a Nigerian lecturer in the Art Department, surprised his students when he gave out $100 to each of the 10 people who showed up to his first class after the school reopened following the recent eight-month-long strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

The moment was captured in photos and shared on Twitter, with one student expressing regret for missing out on the surprise cash reward. The post caption read, “So…today that I didn’t go to class…Dr Bisi shared 100 dollar notes to everyone who came to class…whyyy.” Another Twitter user shared the photos and wrote, “Ọmọ, one lecturer for art in University of Ìbàdàn give 10 students who attended his first class 100 dollar each 😂😂😂.” The unexpected cash reward has left students with a pleasant memory, and a reminder that attending classes can be rewarding.

Dr. Bisi’s gesture is one that is alarming and pleasing.

 

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Festus Conteh is an international youth that functions conveniently in all forms of writing including article writing, news, script, content writing, constitution and project/proposal writing. Writing is fun to Festus and has brought fame and recognition in his clime. In 2019, he was awarded best upcoming writer in an online writing completion that was organized by the Association of Sierra Leonean Authors (ASLA). After his impactful contribution to national development and cohesion through writing, he was nominated for the African Genius Award for the Best Writer in Africa Award Category an award he lost to one of the greatest African Writers - Chinua Achebe. In 2022, Festus was one of the applicants to the Commonwealth Youth Council (CYC) as Vice Chairperson (Policy and Advocacy) a process that met imperil feedback. As a freelancer, Festus has written articles for magazines, newspapers, and media houses and his articles have attracted big media houses including BBC, Aljazeera and Legit. Ng and is the Head of Programs at Salone Messenger a public relations firm based in Sierra Leone with the latest news and information. He is the founder of Africa’s Wakanda a platform that spotlight the beauty of Africa. Festus is also a perpetual volunteer in life-changing causes and has shown great commitment and dedication to being a catalyst and solution to the challenges faced by young people like himself. Festus currently serves as the Secretary General of the Africa Youth Leaders movement which is a network of youth between the ages of 20 – 30 years who have shown achievement, leadership potential and commitment to make a difference. Festus is also the Africa Focal Point of Youth for Change Initiative, which is a platform through which young people can access resources, be empowered and given the opportunity to grow to become useful members of society who will participate in the development of their communities and nation. Along with another Africa Youth platform, Festus has Co-Founded the Future of Africa initiative which is an advocate forum with the aim to bring together local and international socio-economic stakeholders to support innovative programs aimed at advancing the radical and practical progress of adoption awareness-vulnerable children and youth and youth leadership-through interlinking local, regional and international resources and opportunities.