Tuesday, 8 September 2015

El Rufai stops admission fees in state owned tertiary institutions

Kaduna state governor, Nasir El Rufai has abolished all forms of charges placed by the state owned tertiary institutions for the processing of admisson to prospective students. Governor El Rufai abolished the admission charges during the state executive meeting.
Samuel Aruwan, the Special Assistant, Media and Publicity who announced this in a statement said;

“Dr. Shehu Usman Adamu, the commissioner of education, announced the cabinet decision that henceforth admission forms and admission processes will be free in all tertiary institutions owned by the state government. Adamu said that under no condition should scratch cards be sold to admission-seekers for access to school portals.

He explained that council is persuaded that the aspirations of young people for admission into higher institutions should not be treated as a revenue source. Adamu also conveyed the council decision that all non-teaching occupants of school quarters should vacate the premises within 90 days, while teachers transferred to other schools will have six months to give up their former quarters.


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