Former Sokoto State governor, amd Senator representing Sokoto North Senatorial District, Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko has sponsored forty-five indigent undergraduate students at the Lead City University, Ibadan, Oyo State.
Presenting the Admission letters to the students, Wamakko admonished them to be serious with their studies , as well as steer clear of any acts capable of truncating their education .
Wamakko who is the Chairman, Senate Committee on Defence and Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Anti Corruption urged them not to misuse the golden opportunity the Almighty Allah has provided them with , through him.
While urging them not to engage in acts capable of smearing the good image of their families or Sokoto State, the former Governor also described education as the best asset one can possess.
” A whopping amount of money has been spent in securing the admission slots and other related expenditures under the gesture , hence, you should not misuse the opportunity, as energetic and patriotic youths ,
” You should stay away from any obnoxious groups like cults , that will morally corrupt you while it may eventually lead to your expulsion, if arrested and indicted , ” Wamakko, advised.
The students were drawn from across the twenty three local governments of the state, devoid of the consideration of his Sokoto North Senatorial District.
The students will study courses ranging from Medical courses , Engineering, Public Administration, Information, Communications and Technology and Psychology, among others .
The event was witnessed by the former Transport Minister , Alhaji Yusuf Suleiman , Executive Secretary, Police Trust Fund, Alhaji Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto and the State APC Chairman, Alhaji Isa Sadiq Achida, among other dignitaries.
The students are expected to commence their academic activities at the University, this week .