Presidential panel gives scholarship to 2,000 students

Presidential panel gives scholarship to 2,000 students

The Presidential Committee on North-East Initiative, PCNI with its Safe School Initiative has presented scholarship opportunities to over 2, 000 students in Boko Haram insurgent states in the North East.

PCNI Vice-Chairman, Alhaji Tijjani Musa Tumsa, made this known on Wednesday during his visit to the Federal Government Girls College (FGGC) Bajoga, Gombe State.

Tumsa said the PCNI team was in the school to supervise and evaluate the students’ performance.

He stated that “the purpose of the visit is to carry out a monitoring and evaluation exercise. It is a PCNI routine to monitor and evaluate the performance of the students here in FGGC Bajoga.”

On arrival at the school, the PCNI team interacted first with the school authorities before meeting with the benefiting students, 11 in number, drawn from Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States.

He was thrilled by the students’ great improvement.