Aare Afe Babalola Foundation, a charity established by Aare Afe Babalola (SAN), will give funds varying from N50,000 to N100,000 to 200 under-privileged Nigerians.
A statement from the management of the Foundation stated that those who qualify to apply are indigent students, men and women who need financial assistance.
To qualify, interested persons should obtain free application forms immediately by visiting www.abuad.edu.ng download, fill the forms and send to abpoverty alleviation @abuad.edu.ng.
In the alternative, they should visit AB Foundation Civic Centre, Iworoko Road, Ado-Ekiti, between 10am and 4pm daily to obtain the form.
The completed form should be submitted to abpovertyalleviation@ abuad.edu.ng or to AB foundation Civic Centre, Ado-Ekiti.
The statement added that all duly filled application forms must be submitted either online through ab poverty alleviation @abuad .edu.ng or to the AB foundation Civic Centre, Ado-Ekiti latest by noon on 29th December.
A committee set up by the Foundation will on 30th December select 1,000 qualified applicants after which the names of the 1,000 successful applicants will be sent by SMS and also pasted on www. abuad.edu.ng or AB foundation Civic Centre, Ado-Ekiti on 31st December 2016/1st January 2017.
On the 3rd January, the qualified 1,000 applicants shall participate in a ballot by 10am of which 200 winners will emerge.
The event will be chaired by the Ohinoyi of Ebiraland, Dr. Ado Ibrahim.
Guests of honour are Governor Ayo Fayose, former Governor Segun Oni and former Minister of Education, Prof. Tunde Adeniran.
The royal father of the day is the Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, Oba Rufus Adeyemo Adejugbe.
The statement enjoined the public to contact Tunde on 08037877802, Olu on 08030527261, Bayo on 08034402771 and Taiwo on 08036209927 for more details.