By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
In continuation of his Western education development, the Speaker, Kaduna State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Yusuf Ibrahim has on Thursday June 10, 2021, put smiles on the faces of 130 students, as he released N1,625,000 million for the payment of their NECO examination fees.
A statement signed by the SA Media and Publicity to the Speaker, Ibrahim Dahiru Danfulani and made available to newsmen in Kaduna on Friday, said the money was released as scholarship for the benefiting students.
The beneficiaries cut across the secondary schools from his constituency.
Zailani who is also the Garkuwan Qur’anic Recitation in Kaduna, the statement further said, through an NGO called Ulul-Bab Educational Development Committee which has been championing and advocating the payment of students scholarship, screened 42 beneficiaries of Igabi Local Government Area of the state that benefited from the Speaker’s scholarship.
According to the statement, another set of 88 students who hail from various constituencies of Igabi as well as others outside the local government area have also benefited from the Speaker’s gesture.
It explained that the Speaker’s gesture is not only limited to the payment of NECO/WAEC for the students, every year, he earmarks huge amount of money for the payment of scholarship for students of tertiary institutions of learning in his immediate constituency where he pays about 50 per cent of fees.
Some of the beneficiaries in their separate remarks, thanked the speaker for the gesture and prayed to Almighty Allah to reward him abundantly.