– Ondo state government has reduces school fees of AAUA
– The institution’s acting registrar, Opeoluwa Akinfemiwa, made this known in a statement issued on Thursday, August 27
– Akinfemiwa said the reduction of school fees was to cushion the effect of COVID-19 on the parents
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Following the economic hardship occasioned by the novel coronavirus pandemic, the management of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA) Ondo state, has reduced the school fees of the institution.
The Nation reports that the information is contained in a circular issued by the Acting Registrar of the institution, Opeoluwa Akinfemiwa, on Thursday, August 27, in Akungba Akoko.
Legit.ng gathered that Akinfemiwa said that decision of the management of the institution to reduce the school fees was to alleviate the economic effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on parents and students.
The statement read: “I write on the directive of the Acting Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Olugbenga E. Ige to inform all returning students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko that following an earlier appeal by students, and in view of the economic effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on parents and students, Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu, has directed that the university should consider a reduction in school fees in a way that quality education can still be sustained.
It further stated that the returning students of the Faculty of Sciences would now pay N120,000 instead of N150,000 while the Faculty of Social and Management Sciences returning students would pay N120,000 instead of N150,000.
“The returning students of the Faculty of Arts will pay N80,000 instead of N100,000.00, the returning students of the Faculty of Education will pay N80,000 instead of N100,000 and the returning Law students will still pay the old fee of N150,000,” the statement read.
The statement urged the students of the institution, therefore, to take advantage of the reduced fees by paying their school fees and registering for their courses without any further delay. (NAN)
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led administration of Lagos state inaugurated new governing councils for the state-owned institutions on Wednesday, August 26.
It was reported that after the event through a statement on his Twitter page, Governor Sanwo-Olu said it is a dream and priority of his government to bring reform agenda aimed at transforming tertiary institutions in Lagos state into innovation centres.
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