The Gombe State Scholarship Board was established as a Bureau in 1996 and it became a Board in 2004.
The Board is responsible for providing necessary assistance and welfare to Gombe State Students in tertiary institutions of learning within and outside Nigeria.
Over the years, the Board has undergone significant changes in its operations. The administration of his Excellency, Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, OON Talban Gombe, the Executive Governor of Gombe State recently effected the computerization process...
Gombe is a forward looking state with significant economic reasources and excellent mineral resources potentials. Created on October 1 1996 out of the former Bauchi State. It is located in the north eastern zone, right within the expansive savannah region and shares a common boundary with the states of Borno, Taraba, Adamamwa and Bauchi.
Gombe State has an area 20,265 Square Kilometers with a population 2.4 Million with its Capital in Gombe. Other major cities include Dukku, Billiri, Bajoga and Kaltungo. Gombe State has various ethnic groups like Tangale, Terawa, Waja, Kumo, Fulani, Kanuri, Bolewa, Jukun, Pero/Shonge, Tula, Cham, Lunguda, Dadiya, Banbuka , Hausa and Kamo/Awak among others.
Gombe has two distinct climates, the dry season (November-March) and the rainy season (April-October) with an average rainfall of 850mm.
The State is headed by the Executive Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo and 24 State House Assembly members. Gombe has 11 Local Government Areas and 14 Emirates /chiefdoms. It has 3 Senators and 6 Members in the National Assembly...
Abdulkadir Usman Abubakar was born in Bajoga Quarters of Gombe on the 10th of December 1959. He attended Central Primary School Gombe from 1966 – 1973, Government Secondary School Gombe from 1973 – 1978, Bauchi College of Arts and Science (BACAS) from 1978 – 1980 and Bayero University Kano where he obtained a Bachelor of Art Degree in History in 1983...
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