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Kebbi state student get free scholarship


The Kebbi State Government has approved the sum of
N314 million for the payment of registration and tuition fee
for indigent students in national and foreign institutions.
According to the Executive Secretary of the Kebbi State
Scholarship Board, Dr Sahabi Yauri, who made this known
in Birnin Kebbi on Thursday, N147 million of the sum was
for tuition, registration and tenancy for 30 indigent students
studying medicine in Indian universities.
He added that N97 million was for the fees of 30 students
studying medicine, dentistry and surgery
in Sudanese universities, while N70 million was for 5,000
indigent students studying in tertiary
institutions in the country.
The executive secretary said some of the beneficiaries were
studying in the country in six institutions that included
Federal University Birnin Kebbi (FUBK), North West
University (NWU) Kano, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU)
Zaria, Alqalam Islamic University Katsina and Sokoto State
Polytechnic (SOSPOLY).
He explained that the amount had been released to the
bank accounts of the benefiting institutions, stressing that
payment was approved after
scrutiny of students to avoid misplacement of priority. Yauri
then urged the students to reciprocate government’s gesture
by studying hard to justify
the investment made on them and commended the conduct
of the students, especially those who were studying abroad.

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