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Tuition Hike: IBBUL SUG disagrees with Niger govt over proposed review




The Pupil Union Authorities, SUG, of the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida College, Lapai, IBBUL, Niger State, has insisted on absolutely the reversal of the lately hiked tuition within the establishment.

Muhammad Jibrin Lwafu, the SUG president of the varsity advised the state authorities that he doesn’t agree with its proposed downward overview of the hike however expects a complete reversal.

He insisted that the tuitions return to N27,500 for returning college students of Niger State origin and N52,500 for brand spanking new college students.

The union in a press assertion signed by Markus David Sakoma, the union’s Press Secretary in Minna mentioned the federal government appeared to have misplaced contact with the present financial state of affairs within the nation.

The Niger State Authorities had appraised the upward overview of charges for college students of the college, Lapai proposed by the Governing Council, over the necessity to enhance the colleges customary of studying.

“The State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello known as on the Governing Council of the College to rethink its place and overview downward the tutoring charges as follows: returning College students (indigene) from N67,925 to N50,000, new College students (indigene) from N129,675 to N95,000, non-indigenes College students (returning) from N117,325 to N100,000, new College students (non-indigene) from N201,210 to N170,000, new overseas College students from N329,625 to N250,000 whereas returning overseas College students would pay N200,000 as a substitute of N266,760

However, the scholar union is asking the state authorities to rethink its place, describing the proposed downward overview by the state authorities as callous.

” The State Authorities seems to have misplaced contact with the present financial state of affairs that has been ravaging not solely the poor however the authorities itself,” the SUG IBBUL said.

The union insisted that the union will stand to make sure that the reversal is complete and absolute.

The assertion then known as on college students of the establishment to not pay something to the varsity coffers, till additional directives are issued by the Pupil’s apex physique.

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