Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has approved the outstanding payment of domestic scholarships for 15,503 students who did not receive their payment in the first phase of the exercise.
A statement by Tijjani Chiroma, the Public Relations Officer of the Yobe State Scholarship Board, Tijjani Chiroma said that the payments will be made to the following institutions; University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), Federal College Education Technical Potiskum (FCE-TP), Umar Suleiman College of Education Gashua (USCOEGA), Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi (ATBU), Ahmadu Bello University Zaria (ABU) and all other schools that were not paid.
He said that the exercise will commence tomorrow, October 9, with the University of Maiduguri.
According to him, another team will be at FCE (Tech) Potiskum from Thursday 13th October.
“Simultaneously, all the schools will be reached and paid from now till end of October this year Insha Allah.
“A calendar of schedules and stations will be released on the Board’s media page, over the weekend.
“As it was done with other schools, the names, ID number and other relevant details of all beneficiaries will be shared on the Boards’ media pages and on notice boards across the schools prior to the beginning of the exercise.”