The All Progressives Congress candidate for the Kano Central senatorial district, Abdulkarim Zaura, has expressed confidence in his victory in the February 25 election.
Zuura disclosed this on Tuesday while flagging off his scholarship programme for 10,000 selected youths in the state.
He said the campaign across the 15 Local Government Areas and 172 wards in the senatorial zone had been very successful.
“So, we are ready for the election which we are confident of winning by the grace of Almighty Allah,” he said.
He said if given the mandate, he would, through legislation, influence policies that would have direct impact on the masses and embark on constituency projects.
“I promised to complement efforts of the state government in the areas of health, education, roads, agriculture, infrastructures, human capital development among others for the benefit of the people in my senatorial zone, especially the masses,” he said.
Speaking on the scholarship, Zaura said he had reserved N200 million to be disbursed to 10,000 students.
He disclosed that each student would collect N20,000.
According to him, no fewer than 3,000 students had been paid through their bank accounts while the remaining students would get theirs between Tuesday and Wednesday.
“A total of 36,700 students applied for the scholarship through our portal. 10,000 students were selected after the screening exercise, ” he said.