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Wamakko sponsors 45 indigent undergraduate students to lead city varsity Ibadan

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Wamakko sponsors 45 indigent undergraduate students to Lead City Varsity, Ibadan

By Daily Hint Abuja

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Defence and Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Anti Corruption, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko has again sponsored fourty five indigent undergraduate students at the Lead City University, Ibadan, Oyo State .

The lucky students will study various Science, Engineering and medical courses, so as to bolster manpower supply to the state and Nigeria , hence get more Engineers , Medical Doctors and other related professionals.

Wamakko, a former Governor of Sokoto State, presented the Admission Letters to the benefitting studrnts, on Saturday , November 7, 2020, at his Sahabi Dange road, Gawon Nama, Sokoto residence .

They were drawn from across the twenty three local governments of the state , devoid of the consideration of his Sokoto North Senatorial District.

Presenting the Admission letters to the students, Wamakko admonished them to be serious with their studies , as well as steer clear of any acts capable of truncating their education .

He also urged them not to misuse the golden opportunity the Almighty Allah has provided them with , through him.

While urging them not to engage in acts capable of smearing the good image of their families or Sokoto State, the former Governor also described education as the best asset one can possess.

” A whopping amount of money has been spent in securing the admission slots and other related expenditures under the gesture , hence, you should not misuse the opportunity, as energetic and patriotic youths ,

” You should stay away from any obnoxious groups like cults , that will morally corrupt you while it may eventually lead to your expulsion, if arrested and indicted , ” Wamakko, advised .

The students will study courses ranging from Medical courses , Engineering, Public Administration, Information, Communications and Technology and Psychology, among others .

The epoch-making event was witnessed by the former Transport Minister , Alhaji Yusuf Suleiman , Executive Secretary, Police Trust Fund, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto and the State APC Chairman, Alhaji Isa Sadiq Achida, among other dignitaries.

The students are expected to commence their academic activities at the University, this week .

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Qatar Government Pledges Support For Yobe State

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Qatar Government pledges support For Yobe state

By Daily Hint, Abuja

The state of Qatar has pledged to support Yobe state government in building infrastructure across the state.

The Ambassador to the State of Qatar, Abdulaziz Mubarak Al-Muhamadi, stated this on Friday when Governor Mai Mala Buni paid him a courtesy visit.

Al-Muhamadi said Qatar would construct schools, clinics and water facilities among others to complement government efforts to improve the lives of the people.

“The state of Qatar will support your government to improve the lives of your people with befitting facilities” he assured.

The Ambassador said the State of Qatar would also consider direct flight from Qatar to Yobe state through the Damaturu International cargo airport when completed to support direct investment into the state.

Governor Buni said Yobe state government would provide the necessary support for the partnership to succeed.

“This opportunity will support our programme and focus on infrastructural and economic development in the state” Buni said.

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Borno Federal Lawmaker, Hon. Satomi Empowers 250 Youths, Women Women With N25 Million Cash, As 1000 Others Gets Food Items

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BORNO FEDERAL LAWMAKER, HON. SATOMI  EMPOWERS 250 YOUTHS, WOMEN WITH N25 MILLION CASH, AS 1000 OTHERS GETS FOOD ITEMS

BY NDAHI MARAMA, MAIDUGURI 

Member House of Representatives, Jere federal constituency in Borno state, Hon. Ahmed Satomi has on Wednesday shared a total of N25 million to 250 beneficiaries, even as about 1000 vulnerable groups got food items.

Just yesterday Satomi distributed food items to over 700 widows, mostly whose husbands were killed by Boko Haram sect in the constituency.

Recalled that the Lawmaker had recently doled out N47 million to better the lives of his people and make them economically self -reliant in this period of Ramadan fasting.

Speaking while distributing the monies and relief items to his electorate in Maiduguri, the lawmaker said apart from this gesture, he will ensure that dividends of democracy and inclusive representation achieved across all the political wards in the constituency.

He said, the beneficiaries of the cash which is in categories would get N250,000, N100,000, and 50,000 each, depending on their scale of businesses and farming capabilities.

While the other 1000 households got a bag of rice, sugar, cartons of spaghetti, milk and other condiments.

According to Satomi, the idea of assisting people, especially the vulnerable ones in the society was to reduce the rate of economic hardship and joblessness among youths and women groups, encourage the spirit of self- reliance and wealth creation in the society.

“All I need from the beneficiaries is to put into proper us the donations received and see that they empower themselves and other people through their businesses. This is the aim of the gesture and I urge them to be prudent,” he said.

Responding on behalf of the beneficiaries, the Executive Chairman of Jere Council, Hon Gujja Tom thanked Satomi for always giving out assistance and supports to members of his constituency, especially at this critical time of needs.

He promised that the monies and items donated would reach all beneficiaries judiciously and timely.

 He therefore called on all and sundry to pray for good health and protection of Hon Satomi at all times, even as he said, the people of Jere are highly proud and satisfied with Satomi as their representative at the Lower Chamber.

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Development: Gov. Buni Meets Qatari Consultant on partnership

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Development: Gov. Buni meets Qatari Consultant on partnership

By Daily Hint, Abuja

His Excellency, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, the executive Governor of Yobe state, and APC National Chairman, yesterday, met with a Qatari based consultant Mr. Izid bih El Jouneid and discussed extensively on areas of partnership to improve education and economy of the state.

Izid was accompanied by the state commissioner for Basic Education Dr. Mohammed Sani Idris.

The discussion also considered areas where Non Governmental Organizations could assist the state government to support education in the state.

The governor welcomed the development saying it will complete government efforts in moving education in the state.

He commended the consultant for considering the state for the intervention.



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