At Bayero University, Kano, indigent students may not have cause to worry about getting financial assistance to pursue their education. According to the Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Sagir Adamu Abbas, the institution is working tooth and nail to assist them in paying their registration fees.
He disclosed this during the graduation ceremony of the 52 newly qualified medical doctors and dentists from the Faculty of Clinical Sciences and Dentistry when they took the Hippocratic oath on August 14, 2023.
He said the University has facilitated the payment of scholarships to 500 indigent students, adding it was made possible by philanthropists and well-meaning individuals.
He added at a different forum where Kano State Nigerian Union of Journalists Correspondents’ Chapel visited him in his office that the scholarship scheme was facilitated by corporate bodies and other wealthy Nigerians.
In a related development, the national body of the Nigerian Universities Engineering Students Association ( NUESA) has paid registration fees for 39 undergraduates in different fields which comprised beneficiaries from the Faculty of Engineering, Computing, Clinical Sciences and Allied Health Sciences.
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