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April 19, 2024
Education

Zamfara: Lawmaker, Zanna, Disburses Cash to 61 ABU Students

From Ibrahim Kaulahi, Gusau

A member of Federal House of Representative under APC, Abdulmalik Zubairu Zanna has in his continuous sponsorship on education, disbursed N2.4 million to 61 undergraduate students of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria from his constituency, Maru/Bungudu of Zamfara State.

Speaking at the cash disbursement exercise to the beneficiaries in Bungudu on Wednesday, Zubairu said that the gesture was part of his continuous intervention to support education in the constituency.

The lawmaker who was represented by his Legislative Assistant, Jamilu Umar, said the 61 beneficiaries were undergraduate students studying various courses in ABU Zaria.

“This is part of the ongoing cash disbursement exercise by the lawmaker to the students who are all indigenes of Bungudu and Maru LGAs studying across various universities and other tertiary institutions in the state and beyond.

“Each of the 61 students from ABU, Zaria are to receive N40,000 making the total of N2.442,” he said.

Responding on behalf of the beneficiaries, the Chairman of Bungudu/Maru Students’ Association ABU Zaria Chapter, Awwal Ishaq, has commended the lawmaker for his initiative to support education.

“On behalf of students from Bungudu and Maru LGAs studying in ABU we extend our gratitude to the lawmaker for his kind gesture, we pray for his success.

“This will reduce the economic hardship we are currently facing especially when it comes to paying our school fees and other immediate demands during our stay in the universities,”  Ishaq has added.

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Mustapha Salisu

Mustapha Salisu is a graduate of BSc. Information and Media Studies from Bayero University Kano, with experience in Communication Skills as well as Public Relations.

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