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Oxlade Tells Story Of How He Got Scholarship From Famous Journalist, Funmi Iyanda, Years Ago

Written on 11/21/2019
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Fast-rising singer; Oxlade, has revealed how popular media personality, Funmi Iyanda, helped to save his grandma a whole lot of financial stress as she offered him a scholarship that catered for his primary and secondary school education.
The talented singer took to his Twitter and Instagram pages to show his gratitude to the kind gesture of many years ago. He revealed also that Funmi Iyanda probably might have forgotten but he wouldn’t forget as it was a life changing gift.

He wrote; “God bless Funmi Iyanda… Her NGO gave me a scholarship that catered for my primary and secondary education… She really took the weight off my grandma’s neck.”

“She might not even recognize me anymore …She might not remember helping a kid … Myself and my grandma never got the chance to say thank you enough … @funmiiyanda  Just know that kid you gave sound education is out here doing what he knows how to do best.”