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KNSG Release 33 Million as Counter Part Allowance for Kano – France Scholarship Scheme

Written by Pyramid FM Kano

The Kano State Government (KNSG) has released the sum of Thirty Three Million Naira (33 million) Naira as upkeep allowance to Scholars of Kano state extraction who are currently undergoing Various categories of post graduate studies in France.

In a statement signed by commissioner Ministry for Higher Education Dr. Mariya Mahmud Bunkure said said the development is in line with KNSG’s core mandate of promoting and enhancing qualitative education, as a panacea for a productive society.

It said “This is part of the counter funding under the “France – Kano State Government Scholarship Scheme”.

“It could be recalled that in line with the government’s numerous strive for improving the quality and standard of Higher Education in the State, His Excellency the executive Governor of Kano State on behalf of the State had signed a bilateral agreement with the Government of France in training Scholars from Kano in French Universities”.

“These scholars are in reputable and world class universities with special interest in Science and Technology”.

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The statement said through this scheme, Hundreds of Scholars drawn from Institutions of Higher learning in the State had completed and acquired Masters and PhD degrees.

“Many others are on the final lap of completing their programmes” said the statement.

It added that the investments of Governor Ganduje’s administration in education is second to none in the history of Kano.

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