Three students from Department of Architecture, Ahmadu Bello University, have been awarded scholarships for master’s degree programme by West African Ceramics Limited for their outstanding performance.
Mr. Shakti Mohanty of Royal Ceramics, a subsidiary of West African Ceramics Limited, explained that the scholarship package covered tuition fees as well as upkeep of the students and that it was going to be an annual gesture.
Presenting the scholarships to the three beneficiaries at a brief but colourful event at the University Assembly Hall on Thursday, 19th August, 2021, Mohanty said that the students were selected for their outstanding performance and good conduct during their visit to Royal Ceramics factory in Ajaokuta recently.
The Head, Department of Architecture, Prof. Abdullahi Abubakar, expressed gratitude to the company for its magnanimity.
Prof. Abubakar, who doubles as Overseer, Physical Planning and Municipal Services, Ahmadu Bello University, also assured that the Department would keep producing world class students.
Also speaking, the Provost, College of Medical Sciences, Ahmadu Bello University, Prof. Abdullahi Jibril Randawa, who spoke on behalf of the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Kabiru Bala, applauded the WACL’s gesture and encouraged academic-industry collaboration.
Public Affairs Directorate,
Office of the Vice Chancellor,
Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
Wednesday, 25th August, 2021