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Kano Announces N20,000 Stipend For Schoolgirls

The Kano State government has announced a N20,000 stipend for every schoolgirl in the state to encourage the girls to attend school.

Governor Abba Yusuf, in his Independence Day broadcast, announced the stipend.

He revealed that over 45,000 schoolgirls would benefit from the pilot scheme.

“To support girls-child education and encourage parents to send their daughters to school, we are issuing a stipend of N20,000 to over 45,000 girl-child as a pilot scheme to support them to continue schooling.

“We are also re-introducing the girl-child school buses to transport them to and from schools,” the Governor said.

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