Five orphans from Sokoto state have been offered scholarships and enrolled at Wise-House Tahfiz Academy Abuja, to further their education by a group of philanthropists.
The sponsorship which is part of the Usmaniye Education Foundation Turkey came through the state’s Zakkat and Endowment Commission from a charity organization.
According to the Commission’s Chairman, Malam Muhammad Maidoki, the scholarship was an endowment by the foundation to support orphans acquire the best education and give them an opportunity to further their studies after secondary education to tertiary institutions in Turkey. The Chairman further called on wealthy Nigerians to grab the attitude of helping orphans in the society.
The beneficiaries include Zubairu Yusuf and Muhsinu Ibrahim from Sokoto South and Sokoto North local government areas respectively, Buhari Ibrahim, Haruna Bashir, and Sulaiman Haliru from Shagari, Tambuwal, and Sabon Birni LGAs respectively.