Governor Yusuf distributes 6,500 free JAMB forms to students

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By: Rabiu Sanusi
KANO, North-West Nigeria – The Kano State Governor, Engineer Abba Yusuf, on Sunday March 31, flagged-off the distribution of free JAMB forms to 6,500 secondary school students at an event held at the Government House.
Speaking at the event, the governor assured that the gesture is a symbol of his administration’s unwavering commitment to invest in the future of the children.
“We believe that education is a bedrock of development and by empowering our students, our children would have access to quality education.
“We are laying the foundation for a prosperous and sustainable future for our dear state, Kano,” he said.
The governor elaborated on the feats achieved by his government in developing the education sector in the last ten months that include; re-introduction of foreign scholarship, payment of registration fees to Kano indigenes studying at Bayero University, Kano; and re-opening of 21 Skills Acquisition institutes.
Others are; a 50 per cent reduction on registration fees in the state owned tertiary institutions, Cash Conditional Transfer to support girl-child education, settlement of registration fees for NECO, NABTEB, NBAIS, among others.
Engr. Yusuf urged all the beneficiaries to make best use of the opportunity and strive for excellence in their academic pursuits, pointing out that the future belongs to those who work tirelessly to turn dreams into realities.
He appreciated the JAMB Register, Professor Ishaq Oloyede,  Management and Staff of the State Ministry of Education and all other stakeholders who contributed in making the exercise a huge success as it will help in projecting  the state in it’s quest to take education to greater heights.

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