October 21, 2021


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Kano okays N130m for NECO fees

The Kano State Government has approved N130 million for the payment of the National Examination Council (NECO), for more than 10,000 indigent students in the state, who failed the recent qualifying examination.

The state’s Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Murtala Sule Garo, announced this shortly after a meeting with the Governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje.

Garo said the governor directed that 200 indigent students should be selected from each of the 36 rural local government areas and 400 each from the eight metropolitan local government areas.