By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
The Managing Director/CEO of Kaduna Electric, Engr. Garba Haruna has announced the award of scholarship to 10 best graduating students of Government Technical College, Farfaru, Sokoto as well as employment opportunities to 20 others who have a minimum of National Diploma in any technical discipline.
The Scholarship shall cover tuition fees and maintenance allowances for the students through out their university education.
Engr. Garba Haruna made the announcement during the grand finale of activities commemorating the 61st anniversary of Government Technical College, Farfaru in Sokoto yesterday.
He also commissioned the woodwork department of the College to produce 300 tables and chairs which shall be distributed to other secondary schools in need within the Company’s franchise.
Engr. Garba also called on those honoured at the occasion to see the awards “as a call to greater national service” and appealed to the Old Boys to always support their Alma mater.
In his remarks, the Chairman of the occasion and the Executive Chairman, Sokoto State Teaching Service Board, Alh. Garba Bello Yabo thanked Engr. Garba Haruna for what he called his “abiding commitment to the development of education in the Country” and called on other well to do members of the society to emulate him.
He charged the School’s authority to ensure judicious use of the facilities provided by the old boys.
The elated students presented plaque and furniture made by the students to Engr. Garba Haruna as a token of appreciation for his support to the College in particular and other charitable support to less previledged members of the society.