Nigeria, May 27 -- The management of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Ogun State, has announced the commencement of a work study programme for skilled students to earn while still attending classes.

The initiative would help ease the financial burden on parents and guardians and reduce the rate at which students drop out of school due to financial constraints, the university said in a statement issued by its Registrar, Femi Ogunwomoju.

Mr Ogunwomoju said the programme through the directorate of entrepreneurship studies, "will enable students with demonstrable and proven vocational skills to work in the university and earn some stipends and still attend classes."

OOU said it launched the work study programme during its 40th anniv...