BY MUSLIM LAWAN:
Bauchi State Government has assured indigenous students that all outstanding scholarship payment would be settle before the end of this month.
The State Governor, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed announced this while addressing leadership of the National Union of Bauchi State Students NUBASS who were at the Government House to congratulate him over his victory at the Supreme Court.
Governor Bala Mohammed said already, he has granted approval for the disbursement of the scholarship but expressed dismay over the delay.
Represented by Secretary to the State Government Barrister Ibrahim Kashim, Governor Bala Mohammed assured to direct relevant stakeholders including the commissioner of Education and the Treasury office to investigate the reason for the delay in the process with a view to address the pending issues.
While appreciating the students for the solidarity visit, the Governor also pledged more commitment to the welfare of the students.
Speaking earlier, the NUBASS National President Comrade Adam Muhammad Tukur who congratulated the Governor for the victory emphasized the need for the state government to consider the plight of the affected students.
According to him, about thirty percent of the students studying within and outside the state are yet to receive the scholarship despite the Governor’s approval
He therefore assured the support of all the Indigenous students to Governor Bala Mohammed led administration.