By Segun Awofadeji in Gombe
No fewer than 2,000 students mostly from states in the North-east ravaged by the Boko Haram insurgency are currently benefiting from scholarship coutesy of the Safe School Initiative supervised by the Presidential Committee on North East Initiative (PCNI) across 43 schools in the northern part of the country.
PCNI Vice-Chairman, Alhaji Tijjani Musa Tumsa, disclosed this Wednesday while on a routine visit to the Federal Government Girls College (FGGC) Bajoga, Gombe State.
Tumsa said the PCNI team was in the school to monitor and evaluate the students’ performance.
On arrival at the school, the PCNI team interacted first with the school authorities before meeting with the benefiting students, 11 in number, drawn from Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States.
“The purpose of the visit is to carry out a monitoring and evaluation exercise. It is a PCNI routine to monitor and evaluate the performance of the students here in FGGC Bajoga,” he said.
He described the level of adjustment by the students as tremendous, adding that he was impressed with their performance so far.