……….FUDMA to establish 4 Study Centres in Kano North courtesy of Senator Barau
By Our Correspondent
The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Barau Jibrin, APC, Kano North has concluded arrangements to sponsor four hundred students for degree programmes.
Jibrin who disclosed that he offered scholarships to one hundred students from each of the benefiting four local governments to pursue degree programmes at the centres, reiterated his commitment to continue to work towards the enhancement of the standard of living of the people of Kano North and its environs.
Meanwhile, the Federal University, Dutsin-ma, Katsina State is set to establish four study centres in Kano North Senatorial District courtesy of the Deputy President of the Senate.
This is a sequel to the request of Senator Barau during a courtesy call by the management of the University led by the Vice Chancellor, Professor Armaya’u Hamisu Bichi in Abuja.
According to a statement on Thursday by Jibrin’s Special Adviser, Ismail Mudashir, the study centres are going to be sited in Gwarzo, Danbatta, Dawakin Tofa and Gabasawa local government areas of Kano North Senatorial District.
He said that when established, degree and diploma programmes of the university are going to be offered at the centres to boost education in the senatorial district and its environs.
Speaking during the meeting, the Deputy President of the Senate said he requested for the establishment of the four centres to take university education to the doorsteps of his constituents.
Jibrin who noted that all the necessary facilities would be provided at the four centres for them to function well, said, “I requested it in line with my vision to ensure all my constituents who are of school age are educated. This will further bring university education closer to my constituents. Necessary facilities will be provided at the centres.”