The Kaduna 2023 APC governorship flagbearer, Senator Uba Sani has stormed Kaduna for the third time in one month to dole out scholarship for 270 indigent students, studying in four different institutions of the state.
“I had the privilege and honour of handing over scholarship grants to hundreds of indigent yet brilliant students in the following tertiary institutions; Kaduna State University (KASU), College of Education, Kafanchan, Federal College of Education (FCE) Zaria and Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria”, an elated Senator Uba Sani revealed on his social media handles Saturday.
He also revealed that he went a notch further to explore funding avenues for students who were confronted by current financial difficulties associated with school fees.
“I facilitated the financial intervention to create opportunity for the teeming students of Kaduna State who cannot afford to pay their school fees,” he said.
The APC governorship flagbearer who reiterated the importance of education at the scholarship grant award event described it as “the only thing we can give the children of the underprivileged to compete with that of the rich.” He also described education as “the greatest leveler.”
Meanwhile, the Tiv community in Kaduna has endorsed him.as candidate for Kaduna state governorship on the platform of the APC, saying his milestones as lawmaker and a philanthropist stand him out as the best among equals. The Tiv community also said they foresee a greater Kaduna in 2023 with Senator Uba Sani on the saddle as Executive Governor.
The lawmaker said: “The gale of endorsements for my governorship bid continued today as the Tiv Community, Mdzough U Tiv (MUT), Kaduna State Chapter became the latest socio-cultural organization to key into our 2023 project. They also pledged to mobilize extensively to ensure it comes to fruition.
“I sincerely thank the Tiv Community in Kaduna State for finding me worthy of this recognition. The TIVs are hardworking and resourceful. The way they usually showcase their culture and tradition is a source of joy and inspiration to me and numerous Nigerians. I assured them that I will run an inclusive and people-centred government where every citizen irrespective of ethnic and religious affiliation is given equal rights and carried along in the developmental journey of our dear state.”
The Tiv community’s endorsement came not long after Igbo community, Lagos Citizens in Kaduna, Arewa Traders, Muslim and Christian religious adherents, lawyers as well as women groups and student unions took turns to throw their weight behind his governorship bid.