The State’s Commissioner for Health,
Dr Abba Zakari-Umar, disclosed this while briefing newsmen at the Malam Aminu
Kano International Airport shortly before the departure of the students to
China on Saturday.
He said that already 10 of the students had arrived China
while the remaining 50 students are expected to commence their studies next
week. He said the state government would pay 5, 800 dollars per annum for each
of the students in the university.
the students was borne out of the state government’s commitment to ensure
adequate provision of medical doctors to its heath facilities.
administration under the leadership of Gov. Mohammed Badaru is determined to
ensure that all heath facilities have qualified manpower, hence the decision to
sponsor these students,”he said. He assured that the state government would
ensure prompt payment of their scholarship allowance to enable them complete
their studies successfully.
families and had undergone thorough screening before getting the admission. “We
have also made adequate arrangement to ensure prompt settlement of all their
fees to enable them concentrate fully on their studies,” the commissioners
students, Chairma Usmaniyya Global Agency, Alhaji Abdullahi Usman said Shenyang
Medical College is one of best medical institutions in China that offers degree
the image of the country. “There are a lot of opportunities in China because
you can get sponsorship to further your studies after your programme,” he
youths, especially in the area of medicine and other related fields.