Kaduna State Governor, Gov. Ramalan Yero of Kaduna State, has said the state government had set aside N800 million for foreign scholarships for its indigene students.
This was disclosed during the inauguration of a 7-man committee to set up for the implementation of the scholarship scheme, adding that it would enable indegenous students to acquire better education, thereby improving the standard of education, on selected courses.
Yero advised the committee to take the assignment serious and ensure proper coordination.
The Chairman of the committee, Prof. Shehu Abdullahi, responding to the Governor, said the scheme would assist students to enroll in courses not available in the country adding that the committee would work hard to produce credible report within the stipulated two weeks time frame given it.