37 Kano State Nursing students in Egypt to return home due to poor academic performance (PHOTOS)


37 out of the 154 Kano State-sponsored Nursing students in Egypt will be sent back to their home country over poor academic performance despite the support they had during their summer semester.

According to a statement issued yesterday by Usman Bello, Director Press, Office of the Deputy Governor, Kano state, this followed report was from the Faculty of Nursing of Mansoura University to the consultant overseeing the welfare of the students submitted to Scholarship board.

The report indicated that the students risk withdrawal due to their performance in two semesters.

The students could not make 2.0 GPA for the 2 consecutive semesters of 2015/2016 academic year, despite the close academic supervision and support they had during their summer semester.



The Kano Government based on the report and discussion with the consultant decided to provide return tickets to the students to enable them come home and chat another academic programme.

Meanwhile, 12 out of the remaining 98 students who will complete their study in August, 2017,  have also been provided with their return tickets.

“It is important to advise students to stop hiding under political sentiment to cover their deficiency. It would be recalled that no Kano State foreign students was returned without completing his study despite economic and political challenges being faced by the government.” the statement read.


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