Kano to spend 12 million dollars on 500 students

Kano state takes strides to develop education in the state.

The Kano State Government has said it would spend about 12 million dollars to sponsor 500 indigent students with first and second class upper degrees to pursue postgraduate studies abroad.

A statement signed by the Director of Press, Government House, Baba Dantiye, on Wednesday, said that Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso made the announcement in Kano on Wednesday.

It said that Mr. Kwankwaso disclosed that admissions into various tertiary institutions in several countries had been secured for the students, adding that most of the students would depart Nigeria on September 1.

The statement added that the Kano Government is working with Niger Republic to build a boarding secondary school in that country for Kano students, to enable them to learn French.

It said the Chinese Embassy in Abuja had also been contacted for support towards setting up a Chinese language school in Kano before the end of the year.


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  • Mpitikwelu_na_Ugwu_Awusa

    i thot u would have used all that money on pilgrimage. oil money will never finish. thank God, common sense is gradually coming back to the north.

    • Giant

      Pls leave us ALONE and mind your own business.