By Aliyu Dangida
The Deputy President of the Senate, Barau Jibrin, said preparations are in top gear to commence postgraduate foreign scholarships for indigent students who graduate with first class.
This was stated by Barau while hosting the leadership of the Bayero University Kano (BUK) Students Union Government (SUG) at the National Assembly, Daily Trust reports.
He said, “By God’s grace, in the next few months or weeks, graduates from Kano North will be sponsored abroad by my foundation (Barau I Jibrin Foundation) to study different courses.
We will sponsor those with the first class for postgraduate studies in fields like Information Technology (IT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Engineering, among others.
“As you are all aware, we are currently disbursing scholarship support to all the students from Kano North Senatorial District who are studying in tertiary institutions across the country as part of our efforts to ease the hardships they are facing.”
President of the SUG, Auwalu Lawal Nadabo; and the Vice President, Naja’atu Muhammad, in their remarks, commended Barau for contributing towards addressing the challenges facing the education sector.