Kano State government has expressed resolve to adopt and sponsor the education of 100 children orphaned by Boko Haram insurgency in Borno State.
In April 2015, the previous administration established a school for the Borno orphans and admitted 100 in the first intake.
Speaking during the inspection of the school, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje said, “the state government would sponsor the education of the orphans up to university level”.
Receiving food items and learning materials donated to the school by the Kano State Automobile Dealers Association, Ganduje expressed satisfaction with the condition of the orphans.
He thanked the association for supporting the government in taking care of the children, noting that without good care, the children would have constituted a social burden.
While appealing to well-meaning Nigerians to emulate the association, the governor assured them of judicious utilisation of the items.
In his remark, the chairman of the association, Mukhtar Gashash, said they decided to offer the donation to the pupils in order to complement the efforts of the state government.
He added that they made similar gestures to the less-privileged as part of their social responsibility.