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Sokoto to assist scholars fulfill potentials

02 February 2016, 21:07

Abuja - The Sokoto State Government has awarded a talented, young car designer a scholarship to study at an institution of his choice in the United States.

Bashir Aliyu, who has been turning heads with his creativity, will study automotive design.

Malam Imam Imam, spokesperson to Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, said his principal has directed the Ministry for Higher Education and the state Scholarship Board to work out the process that would lead to his admission to any college to further his studies in America.

Also read: Victorious Nigerian scholars head to London

The governor said his administration would continue to support exceptional students to further their education in order achieve their objectives.

“Having produced a world class car designer in the person of Jelani Aliyu, Sokoto is blessed with brilliant indigenes whose talents would be tapped and nurtured for the progress and development of the state. Our choice of United State is obvious. Jelani Aliyu is based there and we expect him to be a mentor to youth to achieve their objectives in life,” Tambuwal is quoted.

The State Commissioner for Science and Technology, Malam Nasir Zarummai, said the decision to assist the beneficiary fell in line with the administration's resolve to assist young people fulfill their potential. 





- CAJ News


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