By Muhammad Maitela, Damaturu
The Yobe state Governor, Hon. Mai Mala Buni has released N90.4m for scholarship to 221 law graduates attending Nigerian law school across the various campuses in the country.
The Governor, while presenting the cheaque at the banquet hall government house Damaturu, reassured the law students that his administration will continue to be consistent in awarding scholarships to qualified the Yobe indigenes in tertiary institutions both at Nigeria and abroad.
Gov. Buni that the state has sustained a top spot with an unbeaten record in the Northeast sub-region, and among the states in Nigeria, providing such opportunities to students to pursue professional certificates with ease.
He added that his administration places premium priority on quality education from the basic foundation through the tertiary, and professional courses such as Law, Accountancy, and Medical Sciences among others.
He said, the ceremony of awarding scholarships to the law students to attend the Nigerian Law School is in continuation of the support of this administration has continued to render in the last four years to the law students to obtain their professional certificates.
Gov. Buni said that, this is in line with the comprehensive and holistic approach to the development of education as a driver of human capital development.
He enjoined the law students to pursue their professional course with a great sense of commitment and responsibility to justify government investments in them, and to make the state proud.
Buni emphasize that, this should strive to be good ambassadors of the state, and remain reference points of academic and moral excellence.