Governor Masari approves N.5bn for the payment payment of scholarship
His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Katsina State Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari, CFR has approved the release of N499,191,275 to pay Scholarship Allowances to 38,080 continuing students drawn from 102 institutions of higher learning throughout the Federation and to also conduct interview to fresh applicants of 2017/2018 academic session.
This is contained in a statement issued by the Katsina State Scholarship Trust Fund to newsmen in Katsina including Katsina Post.
With this approval therefore, the Katsina State Scholarship Trust Fund is now set to immediately commence the disbursement of the allowances to the students and to simultaneously conduct interview to the new students.
As usual, 3 teams have been stated to conduct the two exercises within and outside the state.
Students are therefore, advised to conduct themselves in an orderly manner to make the exercises huge success.
With this development, the Katsina State Scholarship Trust Fund under the leadership of Alhaji Isah Ahmed expresses its heartfelt gratitude to His Excellency for this gesture.