By: SULAIMAN AHMED MISAU, Katsina
A member of the Katsina State House of Assembly representing Batsari Alhaji Umar Gambo has disbursed cash assistance to over 139 final year students Higher Institutions in his constituency.
The disbursement was made at the Secretariat of Batsari Local Government, where he stressed that the aim was to support the students to reduce their burden, especially in writing projects.
He observed that students of higher institutions of learning needed assistance more particularly at this time of economic hardship.
While appealing to youths to strive hard in the pursuit of education, the lawmaker promised to sustain the temp.
The Chairman of the disbursement committee, Malam Ashiru Sani enjoined the beneficiaries to consider starting small scale businesses for self reliance after completing their studies.
Malam Ashiru Sani remarked that Government alone could not provide jobs to all graduating students considering the increasing number.
The APC Secretary of the area, Malam Nasiru Umar Wagini said the committee had succeeded in identifying the beneficiaries from various institutions of higher learning from within and outside the State.
Responding on behalf of the beneficiaries, the Batsari branch Chairman of Student’s Union Comrade Sani Abdullahi expressed gratitude to the lawmaker and called on others to emulate him.