Wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari has given scholarship awards to 60 orphans in primary school in Daura.
Mrs Buhari, who launched the scholarship scheme in Daura today, said the scholarship would cover the six-year primary school education of the beneficiaries.
According to her, ‘It gladdens my heart to be able to give back to the people. The love and support we have received from Nigerians has been overwhelming. As a mark of my continued appreciation, this morning, I awarded 60 orphans/ less privileged children in Daura Katsina State scholarships for the duration of their primary school education , the importance of Education cannot be underestimated and it’s the best gift one can award a child’.
She also distributed food items which included 60 bags of rice, 60 cartons of sachet tomato puree and 60 cartons of customised garri to 75 women and some less privileged people in the area.