OrderPaperToday- Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal has awarded scholarship to Bashir Aliyu, a young, indigenous car designer to study automotive design in the United States.
A statement issued today by Tambuwal’s spokesman, Imam Imam said the Governor has directed the Ministry for Higher Education and Sokoto State Scholarship Board to facilitate Aliyu’s admission to any college in America.
Tambuwal received the car designer in his office and assured him that the government “will continue to support exceptional students to further their education in order achieve” their objectives.
“Having produced world-class car designer in the person of Jelani Aliyu, Sokoto is blessed with brilliant indigenes whose talents would be tapped and nurtured for the progress and development of the state.
“Our choice of United State is obvious. Jelani Aliyu is based there and we expect him to be a mentor to you to achieve your objectives in life,” the Governor added.