Masari offer scholarship to Katsina winners of UNICEF organised competition
The Katsina State Governor, Rt Hon Aminu Bello Masari says his administration will sponsor the education of the four-man team of Katsina talented software developers and health experts to further their education in their various discipline.
The Governor made this known when the team were presented to him at his office by the Chairman and National coordinator of the Katsina National Talent Hunt Challenge Project, Architect Faisal Rafindadi.
Katsina Post learnt that the team who participated at just concluded building of Open Defection and Sanitation Hackathon competition organized by the UNICEF/Ministry of Water Resources Abuja, have emerged as the third winners.
The winners are slated to represent Nigeria at the next upcoming software competition holding at Accra Ghana.
The winners, comprising of Abdulhakeem Zubairu Jibia, Yusha’u El-Sunais Sani Katsina, Umar Sani Kusada and Auwal Sani Jibia are slated to represent Nigeria at the next upcoming software competition holding at Accra Ghana.
While speaking, Governor Masari promised the two nurses among them, Abdulhakeem Zubairu Jibia and Auwal Sani Jibia, currently working as volunteers in various health care centers for eight months a scholarship to further their education and an automatic job placement in the state Civil Service.
Similarly, the leader of the team and currently a Postgraduate student at the Federal University Dutsin-ma, Umar Sani Kusada, was also offered a job opportunity at the Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic while the Governor also promised to support the other member of the team, Yusha’u El-Sunais Sani Katsina, to improve his entrepreneurship capabilities.
While presenting team to the Governor, Architect Rafindadi said the feet is achieved as a result of recognition of the Katsina State government support and the Katsina National Talent Hunt Project contribution to the youths development in the state.