The 2nd Batch of the 60 Students sponsored by the Jigawa State Government to study Medicine in Shenyang Medical College, China arrived Beijing yesterday, October 17th.
Shenyang Medical College is one of the best medical institutions in China that offers degree in Medicine. Already 10 of the students had arrived China while the remaining 50 students are expected to commence their studies next week.
The sponsorship of the students was in line with the present administration's determination to ensure that all heath facilities have qualified Manpower.
The State's Commissioner for Health Dr Abba Zakar Umar who conveyed the students to China said the decision to sponsor the students was borne out of the state government's commitment to ensure adequate provision of medical doctors to its heath facilities.
He assured that the state government would ensure prompt payment of their scholarship allowance to enable them complete their studies successfully.
He said the state government would pay 5, 800 dollars per annum for each of the students in the University and "adequate arrangements have been made to ensure prompt settlement of all their fees to enable them concentrate fully on their studies", the commissioners said.
Source: Auwal Sankara
Special Assistant to the Governor on New Media