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Give Back To Your Alma Mater — Gawuna

Kano State Deputy Governor, Dr Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna says Kano State Government has placed education among its priorities, as the sector is key to unlocking a positive future for the society as he announced the donation of N5 million from the State Government to KASSOSA and his own donation of N2 million naira as a former student.

He made the statement on Sunday while representing Governor Abdullahi Ganduje at the 950 million naira fundraising event organised by the Kano Science Schools Old Students Association (KASSOSA) held at the Convocation Arena of Bayero University Kano.

"The administration of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has been giving attention to science colleges in the State and will continue to do more in that direction."

"Kano State Government is proud of the products of the Science Colleges many of whom have excelled in their chosen professional careers across the globe he said."

He said old students associations should contribute towards the growth, progress and development of their alma mater.

The Deputy Governor said when old students give back to their colleges; they assist the government, adding that the initiative will resonate with students to emulate in the future.

He, therefore, commended the efforts of KASSOSA for their determination and commitment to developing their alma mater, as he assured of more commitment and support from the Kano State Government.

In his remarks, the National President of KASSOSA, Pharmacist Ghali Sule said the idea of the fundraising was nurtured by the present executive members of the association when they came on board.

“We deem it fit to mobilise resources and support the government's effort of imparting quality education to the teeming populace, this is following the realisation that the science colleges need rehabilitation and that the responsibility should not be left for the government alone to shoulder it.”

He assured that transparency and due process would be followed in the utilization of the funds generated.

The occasion was attended to by a Former Deputy Governor, A.T.M Gwarzo, Habibu Bello Dan Kadai, Heads of Tertiary Institutions and former students of the Science Colleges.

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