Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has released the sum of N209, 596, 633.00k for offsetting the outstanding tuition and maintenance fees for 37 Students that are studying at the University of Mansoura University, Egypt.
This development was made known through the Chief Press Secretary to Governor, Malam Anwar Abba, who said Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has pardoned the students over their gross misdemeanors.
Anwar in his statement stressed that “To shape the future of Kano students studying at Mansoura University, Egypt, despite their being delved into politics, sometimes last year, governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje applied large heart and pardoned the 37 students and releases the sum of N209,596,633.00k for the payment of their outstanding tuition and maintenance fees.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje also released the sum of N48.220,002.00, being outstanding tuition and maintenance fees in respect of six sponsored students of October 6 University, Egypt.
Governor Ganduje also promised an upward review of the students’ scholarship allowance to ameliorate the effect the students may have been facing due to the Covid-19 pandemic.