Honorable Abdussamad Dasuki, the Lawmaker representing Kebbe/Tambuwal Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, has awarded scholarship to 120 students in Sokoto.
He noted that the gesture was part of his support to students in order to encourage them in their academic pursuit.
He added that each of the students were given N10,000 to buy handouts and writing materials.
Hon Dasuki, who spoke through the Chairman of the Abdussamad Scholarship Programme, Abdullahi Ango Dogondaji, stated that this was in addition to the distribution of 100 laptops and computers to some selected students of Sokoto State University, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto and Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto.
He stated that the act was to commend the effort taken by the Sokoto State Government in the declaration of state of emergency in the education sector.
He mentioned that the beneficiaries were indigenes of the two local government areas studying in various tertiary institutions. He said each local government was allocated with specific number of students that should benefit the scholarship award.