Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal today awarded a scholarship to Bashir Aliyu, a young, brilliant car designer, to study automotive design in the United States. A statement issued by Tambuwalâ€™s spokesman, Imam Imam, says that the Governor has directed the Ministry for Higher Education and the state Scholarship Board to work out the process that will lead to his admission to any college to further his studies in America.
Speaking when he received the young designer in his office, Tambuwal said his administration â€œwill continue to support exceptional students to further their education in order achieveâ€ their objectives. Having produced world-class car designer in the person of Jelani Aliyu, Sokoto is blessed with brilliant indigenes whose talents would be tapped and nurtured for the progress and development of the state. Our choice of United State is obvious. Jelani Aliyu is based there and we expect him to be a mentor to you to achieve your objectives in life,â€