The All Progressives Congress,APC, North east vice chairman, Comrade Mustapha Salihu has given scholarship to 250 students in Adamawa state studying in various high institutions across the country.
The coordinator of the foundation Alh. Hafiz Ismail the Mustapha Salihu Foundation has unveiled academic scholarships awarded to students mostly from average and less privilege background to enjoy the philanthropical life style of the national APC leader.
Further said this is the beginning and first of it kind will be a yearly routine excercise to help the less privileged student with a plan to double the number of the beneficieries.
According to Hafiz,Salihu is the founder and convener of the foundation aimed at encouraging girl-child education, reduce the level of out of school children and encourage youths to further their education levels.
The Adamawa state commissioner of education, Hon Julius Kadala who is in attendance as the chairman of the occasion, Alh. Salihu Baba Ahmed represented founder,state ANCORPS president,permanent secretary of Education, Alh. Mohammed Danjuma and APC party officials and top government functionalities have gracious graced the occasions.
Kadalla who commended the gesture and call on well to do individuals to invest in the education sector by forming foundation that will enable less privileged students in the society acquire good education.