Borno governor Babagana Umara Zulum has pledged to award scholarship to 6,000 pioneer students into the Borno State University (BSU).
Okay.ng reports that disclosed this during an assessment visit to the new permanent site of the state university on Sunday.
This digital news platform understands that 100 remedial students would be admitted from the each of the 27 local government areas of the state on scholarships to study sciences.
“One hundred students from each of the 27 local governments will be admitted and two hundred from the Maiduguri Metropolis Council (MMC) and Jere will be admitted respectively.
“It is expected that after a rigorous training of the new intakes and after graduation, 3,000 of them will be absorbed in to the Mega schools and the other existing schools in the state.
“Another 3,000 will be enrolled in social sciences; after which we will facilitate their employments into the military and para-military.
“The scholarships covers their remedial as well as all expenses to cover their duration degree studies, which will also include tuition fees and accommodation.”
In addition, the governor said that plans are underway to introduce medicine programmes in the university in 2030.