By Achadu Gabriel, kaduna
A Member representing Kachia/Kagarko Federal Constituency (APC) at the National Assembly, Hon. Gabriel Sale Har, has offered scholarships to 220 students in his constituents to study in various tertiary Institution across Nigeria.
Chairman of the screening Committee, Arc. Ibrahim Kogi who disclosed this yesterday said that the decision of the Hon. Har to offered scholarship to the beneficiaries was in line with his campaign promises to augment the suffering of students and to encouraged academic excellence in his Constituency.
According to him 220 students who are Schooling ih different tertiary Institution across the country have been shortlisted in the first batch, adding that more will be captured subsequently.
“Most students cannot afford School fees and feedings as a result of the economic hardship that grappled the country due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.
“Some parents also cannot go to Farm or buy fertilizer, we’re aware how some businesses crippled because of the Coronavirus,” Kogi said.
He noted that other programs initiated by the Lawmaker are still on-going, saying that Farmers, Women and Youths have already been empowered while others secured jobs in different parastatals.
“To avert insecurity in the Country, as a Legislature he thought it wise to encourage and support his Constituents through education”, kogi said.
Some of the beneficiaries commended the Federal lawmaker for beeming his search light towards them, praying God to continue to shield him for more dividends of democracy. End.