Adamawa ready to disburse scholarships 2021/2022 – Fintiri
Adamawa Governor Ahmadu Fintiri said the state has entered into agreements to disburse scholarships for the 2021/2022 academic session.
Fintiri made the disclosure at the 24th, 25th and 26th Combined Graduation Ceremony of Modibbo Adama University (MAU) Yola on Saturday.
According to the Governor, this was part of his commitment to the development of education and security, which are the priorities of his administration.
âI have just concluded the arrangements for the disbursement of the 2021/2022 session, with the Scholarship Council.
âScholarship forms are free and can be picked up at the State Scholarship Board for our dear students,â he said.
He added that the state government had just employed 2,000 secondary school teachers, in order to provide quality education to students.
âWe will, over the next year, renovate 700 secondary schools and renovate the physical infrastructure of 10 carefully selected boarding schools with the aim of improving their status as centers of excellence for the best of our science students,â he said. he declared.
Fintiri also praised MAU Yola, for proving her courage for excellence in teaching, learning, research and community service since its inception in 1981.
In his speech, Prof. Abdullahi Tukur, Vice-Chancellor, MAU, called for an urgent need to deal with heavy traffic along the federal highway connecting the institution.
He also called on President Muhammadu Buhari to also convert Yola Federal Medical Center into a teaching hospital for the university’s medical program.
He congratulated all the graduates for their achievements and wished them every success in their future endeavors.
The Nigerian News Agency (NAN) reports that as many as 11,866 applicants graduated during the period