Honorable Mansur Manu Soro, the Member representing Darazo/Ganjuwa Federal Constituency of Bauchi State, has generously supported over 700 undergraduates with a total sum of N20m in educational scholarships to aid their academic pursuits.
The disbursement took place at the Bauchi State University, Gadau, Yuli Campus, Bauchi. During the distribution of the Education Grant, Hon Mansur Manu Soro, represented by Hon Garba Adamu, the Member representing Ganjuwa West in the State House of Assembly, emphasized the challenging circumstances students face in raising tuition fees.
This support comes at a crucial time when universities and colleges are increasing their fees significantly.
Hon. Mansur Manu Soro eloquently emphasized the indispensable significance of education as a transformative force capable of emancipating nations from the shackles of slavery.
In his insightful discourse, he underscored the pivotal role that education plays in dismantling the pervasive cycles of illiteracy, poverty, unemployment, and diseases that often entwine communities.
By illuminating the path to enlightenment, education emerges as a beacon of hope, empowering individuals and societies to break free from historical constraints and forge a future marked by progress and prosperity.
He expressed the intent to do more and announced plans to explore the introduction of the Darazo/Ganjuwa Educational Endowment Funds in 2024.
Chairing the selection committee, Hon Dayyabu Ladan, the Member representing Ganjuwa West in the State House of Assembly, urged the beneficiaries to use the grants judiciously to achieve their academic goals.
He provided the assembled audience with a sense of assurance, assuring them that they would receive timely and expeditious notifications pertaining to the deposition of credit payments directly into their individual and respective accounts.
In this commitment, he sought to instill confidence by pledging a steadfast communication mechanism that would keep each recipient informed promptly and efficiently about the financial transactions impacting their personal financial landscapes.
Students have warmly conveyed their gratitude for the invaluable support extended to them, recognizing that this benevolent gesture will play a pivotal role in easing their financial burdens, particularly in light of the substantial rise in tuition and other fees.
The educational scholarships, strategically designed to foster increased access to education, are a testament to the commitment of Hon Mansur Manu Soro in the constituency.
Notably, this marks the third successive year in which the esteemed legislator has championed such initiatives, emphasizing his unwavering dedication to empowering students and facilitating their educational pursuits through legislative intervention.