Kano govt says 60,000 students to benefit from scholarship

Kano govt says 60,000 students to benefit from scholarship

Kano govt says 60,000 students to benefit from scholarship
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State.

Alhaji Abubakar Zakari, the Executive Secretary, Kano State Scholarship Board, has said that 60,000 students would benefit from the 2020 scholarship in the state.

He said on Tuesday in Kano that over 50,000 students have applied so far.

According to him, the board had initially provided over 40,000 forms for the students to apply online which commenced on Sept. 1, adding that it was then increased to 60,000.

RELATED:  Music: Eminem – Black Magic

He added that the State Government also increased the allowance for the students studying at various Nigerian higher institutions.

Zakari said that the State government had earmarked over N1.8 billion for the payment of the students studying in various public higher institutions in the country.

RELATED:  Police surround Afrika Shrine to prevent #EndSARS meeting

ALSO READ: 92 arrested, 987kg of drugs intercepted in Kano in October – NDLEA

He explained that another N700 million was proposed for the payment of Scholarship in various private institutions across the country.

Zakari revealed that over N247 million was set aside for the payment of Scholarship for Kano indigent studying at School of laws in Nigeria.

RELATED:  Lawan flags off third phase free animal vaccination in Yobe North

“In 2021, we also proposed N1.7 billion for the payment of Scholarship for our students studying outside Nigeria,” he said.

[NAN]

Vanguard News Nigeria

The post Kano govt says 60,000 students to benefit from scholarship appeared first on Vanguard News.

Receive Updates

No spam guarantee.

I agree to have my personal information transfered to GetResponse ( more information )