Senator Bwacha gives scholarships to 520 Taraba students

Senator Bwacha gives scholarships to 520 Taraba students

Sen. Emmanuel Bwacha, representing Taraba Southern Senatorial District in the National Assembly has awarded scholarships of N50,000 each to 520 students in his constituency.

Bwacha made the presentation to the beneficiaries on Wednesday at the annual hosting of constituents in Donga Local government Area of Taraba.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the district has 52 wards and ten beneficiaries were selected from each ward.

There are also five local government councils namely: Wukari, Donga, Ibi, Takum, and Ussa in the district.

The senator also donated 350 motorcycles and 150 tricycles to the youths of the area.

He said that the gesture was to provide dividends of democracy to the people, while expressing his determination to extend the gesture to other areas outside his senatorial district.

According to him, this will show the people of the state that if one is given the opportunity to serve, the entire people of the state should be carried along.

Bwacha assured the people that everything was being done to end the poor security situation in the country.

Earlier, Alhaji Uba Maigari, former Deputy Governor in the state eulogised Bwacha for the empowerment of the youth and indigent people.

Maigari noted that Bwacha”s representation was wholesome and appealed to the constituents to reciprocate the gesture by supporting his aspirations.

Mr Luka Yakubu, one of the beneficiaries of the tricycles commended the senator for the empowerment.

Yakubu said that the donation would go a long way in alleviating his poverty alongside many others

NAN

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