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Maths Prodigy : World Bank Locates Kano Kid

Another scholarship offer has come the way of Saratu Dan-Azumi, the little girl from Kano who is good at Mathematics.

It was recently discovered that the girl is out of school but could still calculate numbers like a wizkid. The first scholarship came from the Bashir Ahmad Foundation, BAF.

Another scholarship for Saratu The latest scholarship offer comes from the Adolescent Girls Initiative for Learning and Empowerment (AGILE), a World Bank-assisted program.

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Project Communication Officer, Aliyu Yusuf said the programme will enroll Saratu in school.

Photos of Saratu Dan-Azumi, Kano Mathematics wizkid.

Yusuf's words: “During the team’s visit to Gaya Emirate Council, the girl and her parents were invited to the emir’s palace.

“Representative of the state ministry of education and the AGILE team briefed the Emir, Alhaji Ali Ibrahim-Abdulkadir, on the intention of the project to shoulder the educational responsibilities of the young girl."

I left school because of bullies, says Saratu Reacting to the great news, Saratu stated that she left school at primary four because she was bullied by her classmates. She said she is ready to return to school, but she is not ready to go back to her former school, where she was bullied by her mates. Her words, as quoted by Premium Times, quoting the News Agency of Nigeria: