– Aisha Buhari has launched a scholarship scheme in Daura, Katsina state, and given out scholarships to 60 orphans in the area
– The wife of the president also distributed other items to less privileged people in the area, including bags of rice and cartons of tomato puree
– Mrs. Buhari stated that the aim of the scholarship scheme was to promote education and increase access to the quest for education especially for female children in Daura
Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha Buhari, has given out scholarships to 60 orphans in her husband’s hometown of Daura, Katsina state, Vanguard reports.
The scholarship scheme was launched by Mrs. Buhari in Daura on Monday, September 4.
NAIJ.com gathers that the recipients of the scholarships were primary school students, and the grant would cover the duration of that phase of their education.
According to Mrs. Buhari, the aim of the scheme was to promote education and increase access to the quest for education especially for female children in Daura.
The wife of the president also distributed other items to less privileged people in the area, including 60 bags of rice, 60 cartons of sachet tomato puree and 60 cartons of customized garri.
The Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouk, expressed his gratitude to the wife of the president, as he thanked her for her consistency in discharging her duties.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that the wife of the president, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, donated foodstuffs to 300 internally displaced children on scholarship at the Paraxis Catholic school, Abuja.
The first lady also pledged to partner with the school to ensure that the 300 children were given the best, educationally.