The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has approved N33 million in upkeep allowance to be paid to post-graduate students from the state currently studying in France.

A statement issued by the Commissioner for Higher Education, Dr Mariya Mahmoud Bunkure, said the fund is part of the counter-part funding under the France–Kano State Government Scholarship Scheme.

The statement said through this scheme, hundreds of scholars drawn from institutions of higher learning in the State had completed and acquired Masters and PhD degrees, just as many others are on the final lap of completing their programmes.

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