By Najem Francis, Sokoto
Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, representing Sokoto North Senatorial District has visited the 25 students currently enjoying his sponsorship for graduate and post-graduate studies at the University of Lahore, Pakistan.
His Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Bashir Rabe Mani, said in a statement issued in Sokoto that Senator Wamakko, who is also the Chairman, Senate Committee on Basic and Secondary Education is on a one-week official visit to Pakistan.
According to the statement, the students are studying various courses ranging from Medical, Information, Communication and Technology as well as Administration.
This is in addition to other students currently studying in other Universities abroad such as the University of Medina, as well as others in Ghana, Benin, Sudan and Niger Republics.
The statement further averred that the lawmaker who was a former Governor of the state was also sponsoring several other students at the Diloque Computer Institute, Kaduna, Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto and Sokoto State University, among others.