1st November, 2023
Rescued female students of FUG Gusau receive financial support from FG — Commissioner
By Ishaq Zaki
The Zamfara State Government has revealed that the Federal Government doled out a token of N214,285 cash to each of the 14 female students of the Federal University Gusau (FUG) recently rescued from bandits.
The monetary assistance was presented to the victims through the Federal Ministry for Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Zamfara Commissioner for Humanitarian and Relief Matters, Alhaji Salisu Musa said in a statement on Tuesday.
The minister had paid a one-day working visit to the state during which he commiserated with the university and the victims.
“Each of the 14 students received a token of N214,285 cash from the Federal Government,” Musa said in the statement signed by the spokesperson of the ministry, Malam Bashir Kabir.
“On behalf of Zamfara Government, We appreciate the gesture and the Honourable Minister Dr Betta Edu, for the kind assistance to the students,” he said.
He expressed the commitment of the state government towards collaborating with the Federal Government in salvaging the plight of victims of humanitarian crisis in the state.
The Commissioner appreciated the management of the university and parents of the victims for their patience, understanding , support and cooperation during the sad moment .