Sen Jibrin offers foreign scholarships


In his determination to encourage students and boost their education, Sen Barau Jibrin, who is the deputy president of the senate has pledged to commence postgraduate foreign scholarships for indigent students who graduated with first-class.

Sen Barau stated this when he hosted the leadership of the Students Union Government (SUG) of the Bayero University Kano (BUK) at the National Assembly.

He said the students would be sponsored to study courses in Artificial Intelligence, Information Technology and Engineering, among others.

He said the scholarship programme would be carried out through the Barau Jibrin Foundation.

“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,” he said.

President of the SUG, Auwalu Lawal Nadabo and the Vice President, Naja’atu Muhammad, in their separate remarks, commended the Deputy President of the Senate for contributing towards addressing the challenges facing the education sector.


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