Yobe offers N38m scholarship to 69 students
From Sani Gazas Chinade, Damaturu
Yobe State Government has offered N38.4million scholarship to 69 Law graduatesgoing for the Bar studies at the Nigerian Law School’s various campuses in the country.
Gov. Mai Mala Buni announced this in Damaturu while presenting the cheque to the State Scholarship Board.
Buni said: “The 69 beneficiaries will receive a cumulative package of about N38.4million.
“In order to support you to achieve, the Yobe State Government is taking responsibility for your registration and tuition fees and your wardrobe
allowance,” he assured.
According to him, “the administration will also provide beneficiaries with books and computers that they need to study and to succeed.”
Buni therefore, enjoined them to be good ambassadors of the state.
In his response, Dr. Abubakar Kagu, the Executive Secretary of the State Scholarship Board, commended the governor’s gesture.
“Thank you for keeping true to your pledge that the younger generation of Yobe indigenes will be given every support and opportunity to explore their
potentials,” he said.