GOOD NEWS! Abia state university slashes school fees by this amount

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– Abia state university reduces school fees to assist students

– The state government approved the slashing of the school fees by N10,000

– The government has also made plans to provide better living conditions


Governor Okezie Ikpeazu

In keeping with their promise to help the less privileged people in the state, the Abia state government in line with its transformation in the education sector has made a major move.

The government has approved the reduction of school fees being paid in the state owned university. This is to help poor and encourage indigenes of the state to get quality education.

According to Comrade Bonnie Iwuoha, the Abia state commissioner for information, the executive council of the state has given approval for a reduction of 10,000 Naira in the school fees payable by Abia state indigenes in the Abia state University, Uturu.

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This means that students of the following courses: Banking & Finance, Marketing, Management, Economics, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Political Science, Mass Communication, History and International Relations, who currently pay about N105,000 per year will now pay about N95,000.

Also, students of : Medicine & Surgery, Medical Lab Science, Optometry, Nursing Sciences, Law, Accountancy, Architecture, Estate Management who currently pay about N112,000 will now pay about N102,000 each year.

However, the executive council stated that beneficiaries will need to present the tax receipts of their parents or guardians which are to be proved through biometrics.

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Also to further help the citizens, Iwuoha disclosed that the Ministry of Woman Affairs is to collaborate with institutions to provide a better living condition, for those hawking on the streets by building more skill acquisition centres to train them to be self-reliant.

Meanwhile, the PDP on Friday, August 19 showed gratitude to the judicial arm of government over the Thursday, August 18 Court of Appeal ruling which upheld the election of Abia state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, by setting aside the ruling of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which was delivered by Justice Okon Abang a few months ago.

Adeyeye, who is also a member of the national caretaker committee, signed the statement, while explaining that the ruling of the Court of Appeal was a victory for the Rule of Law and a triumph for democracy saying, “what transpired at the Court of Appeal on Thursday, August 18, 2016  has once again rekindled our trust in the Judiciary as the last hope of the common man.”


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