Chinese govt gives scholarship to 45 students in Adamawa

The Chinese government has provided scholarship support of N100,000 each to 45 underprivileged students selected from Modibbo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH) Yola, and Adamawa State University, Mubi in Adamawa State.

The Admawa Commissioner of Education, Julius Kadala, lauded Chinese government for the support, adding that Adamawa government was committed to education.

In his remarks, convener of the programme, who is also the House of Representatives Committee Chairman on Nigeria/China Relations, Yusuf Buba of Hong/Gombi Federal Constituency, urged beneficiaries to reciprocate the gesture by taking their studies seriously.

In another development, Mr Pingjian lauded Mr Buba for contributing in transforming his constituency.

The diplomat gave the commendation in his speech at the inauguration of some empowerment projects in Hong and Gombi local government areas executed by the lawmaker.

He urged the people of the constituency to make proper utilisation of the projects and facilities provided which included 310 boreholes, 270 vehicles, two feeder roads with a bridge, six blocks of classrooms and tools for 800 trained entrepreneurs.