JUST IN: Gov. Bala, Pledges Prompt Payment of Scholarship to Students of Bauchi State

By; Luka Daniel (Bauchi),

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has pledged his administration’s resolve to ensure prompt payments of scholarship allowances to students in and from the state.

Governor Bala, made the pledge on Wednesday, while receiving in audience, officials of the NUBASS, who paid him a courtesy call at Government House Bauchi.

He said the measure was to ensure human capital development in the state’s education sector and overcome some of the challenges facing the sector.

The Governor, who expressed concerns, over the non-payment of scholarship to students by the previous administrations in the state in the last 5 years, pledged to block leakages in the payment.

He said renovation and construction of schools would be carried out next year, as it is captured in the budget, as part of efforts to address the menace of out of school children in the state.

The Governor, who expressed satisfaction with the peaceful conduct of the recent NUBASS election, called on the officials to justify the confidence reposed on them.

Speaking earlier, the NUBASS National President, Comrade Adamu Musa Kaloma expressed gratitude to Governor Bala Mohammed for pledging to ensure timely payment of the students’ scholarship.

Comrade Kaloma acknowledged the efforts of the government towards restoring the lost glory of the state’s education sector.

He assured the Governor of the support of NUBASS to enable him achieve in his laudable developmental programs in the state.

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