The presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, recently met a female pilot who benefitted from his scholarship programme in the past.
Kwankwaso, a former governor of Kano, shared a photo of the aviator, saying she is the first female pilot from the state.
He also revealed that she is a beneficiary of his administration’s scholarship programme.
He wrote on social media:
“Excited to have been on today’s Azman Air flight from Kano to Abuja, which was piloted by Captain Yahaya and Senior First Officer Fatima Gwadabe.
“First Officer Gwadabe is the first female pilot from Kano State, is a beneficiary of our government’s scholarship scheme for pilots.”
Kwankwaso, a former minister of defence, is known for his massive investment in education.
He also spent four years in the Nigerian Senate before floating his own party to contest for the presidency in the last general elections.
Fyneface Dumnamene, a research consultant, hailed the former governor for his foresight:
”Very good. Congratulations to her and your government. That is why it is good to invest in human capital development. Today, you’ve benefited from the investment you made yesterday, and it’s on record that the first female pilot in Kano State came into being through your efforts!”
Journalist Chido Nwakanma wrote:
“Congratulations as you savour the fruit of investing in human capital. Kudos.”
Celestine Irene wrote:
“I remember when you, as the governor of the state started the scholarship program. Yes, now it is birthing a new beginning. Congratulations to them.”
Tony Oseh, a forensic auditor wrote:
“This great mentor has really moulded lots of youth. Detribalised in his approach to changing the status of many promising young people. An Enigma of Leadership!”
Abdul Hassan wrote:
“This is why I so much love you. You invested heavily in human capital development, and now you are seeing the good result of it. Kudus sir!”