Abia state university reduces school fees to assist students.
This is line with keeping up with their promise to help the less privileged people in the state in the education sector.
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.
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.
The information boss also 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.
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