No fewer than 370 beneficiaries of Kwankwasiyya postgraduate foreign scholarship have arrived Kano after successful completion of their programmes.
Receiving the beneficiaries on their return at Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) Saturday night, Senator Rabi’u Musa said he is super excited to receive the students back home in good health after obtaining Master Degrees in various fields of human endeavours.
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“This is a day to remember, a very historic day as our dream comes true, I am delighted to welcome you home, I am so grateful that many of you have passed with outstanding results”
He added that when he conceived the idea of sponsoring students to foreign universities for postgraduate studies, he pulled resources from different quarters, including donations from well wishers and selling of his personal properties.
“My passion for education has no boundaries, I went to an extent of selling some of my properties ensure the take-off of this foreign scholarship initiative under the auspices of Kwankwasiyya Development Foundation” he confirmed.
It could be recalled that the 370 students sponsored departed Nigeria for different countries in September 2019.
Speaking on behalf of the beneficiaries leader of the students Yusuf Baba Dala appreciated the tenacity of Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso for initiating the kind gesture that accorded them a life changing opportunity to study abroad various courses at postgraduate levels.