We require N300m to pay students’ bursary –Kwara


The Kwara State Government has said that it would need about N300 million to pay the bursary and scholarship to no fewer than 60,000 of its indigenes studying at various institutions of higher learning across the country.

Chairman of the state scholarship board, Hon. Isiaku Mogaji, stated this in Minna, the Niger State capital, shortly after disbursing bursary to some of the indigenes.

He said that of the 300 million, the government had released N132 million.

According to him, with the N132 million about 20,000 students have been paid. Among them are 243 beneficiaries schooling in various institutions in Niger State.[National Mirror]