Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has approved and released the sum of N476,640,000 for payment of 2020/2021 scholarship to 15,374 citizens of Borno State in tertiary institutions across the state.
Commissioner for Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Engr. Babagana Mallumbe Mustapha announced the release on Monday in Maiduguri, after a meeting with the National Union of Borno State Students (NUBOSS) at the Borno State Scholarship Board.
The commissioner disclosed that e-payments will be applied for the disbursements to all beneficiaries.
The Executive Secretary scholarship Board Mallam Bala Isa called on benefiting students to face their studies seriously.
On behalf of all benefiting students, the President of the National Union of Borno State Students (NUBOSS), Comrade Sugun Abba commended Governor Zulum for his consistent passion for the welfare of students and commitment towards improving the standard of education in all parts of Borno.