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By Akanji Alowolodu, Bauchi
The Member of the House of Representatives, representing Darazo/Ganjuwa Federal Constituency of Bauchi State, Mansur Manu Soro has presented educational grants worth N6.55 million to students and pupils of all the MMS Schools in the Constituency.
The grants included 171 school kits, 56 teaching tablets, 20 Computer laptops and 700 Quranic books done in his resolve to sustain the educational legacy intervention projects he started.
Soro flagged up the disbursement of the sum of N6.55 million at N10,000 each to 655 students of Gifted Secondary and Primary schools (a.k.a MMS schools) located at Sade, Lanzai, Soro, Darazo and Kafin Madaki towns of Darazo-Ganjuwa federal constituency.
Speaking during the presentation of the intervention on Sunday, held in Darazo, the Federal Lawmaker alongside Caretaker Chairman of Darazo LGC, Alhaji Samaila Yau Sade, charged the students and pupils to priorities their studies.
Also presented are 56 numbers of computer tablets, 20 computer laptops to support the schools transition to digital learning methods and prepare the students for current-day CBT examinations.
Similarly, 171 sets of complete school-kits comprising of uniforms, sandals, 10 number of exercise books, bags and socks were presented to new students for free, as was the experience of the previous years of 2021, 2022 and 2023.
Meanwhile 700 Quranic books, hundreds of ablution kettles and praying mats were also donated to the schools to support Quranic learning and observance of Zuhr prayers.
It will be recalled that Soro had, during his first tenure as Member of the House of Representatives, established 4 tuition-free Secondary Schools for the Gifted (1 per district) and 1 Special Primary School for vulnerable children in Lanzai town – a border town between Bauchi and Yobe states – to cater for IDPs children displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency.