Captain of the senior national team of Nigeria Ahmed Musa has decided to pay the tuition fee of hundred students at Skyline University Kano after he was named as ambassador to the university.
The 26 year old became the first sportsman to be named an ambassador by the school based in the state where he made his mark as a teenager playing for Nigeria Professional Football League ( NPFL) side Kano Pillars.
In reaction to the gesture by the school, Musa announced on his instagram handle that he will be sponsoring hundred students to school in the institution as a believer in the importance of education in rebuilding Nigeria.
” I am a great believer in the importance of education hence my excitement in joining this great team to promote the vision of becoming anything you want to be in life as long as you can dream it”, he posted on Instagram.
” So, I am pleased to let you know that I would be sponsoring 100 students at this university (Skyline University). Yes! 100. Details to follow shortly “, he concluded in the post written on Wednesday evening.
The cost of sponsoring a student till graduation at the school is worth 5 million Naira in tuition fee and Musa plans to bear the cost of it all for a hundred students as his way of giving back to the society.