No federal varsity should charge tuition, FG insists (Punch)

No federal varsity should charge tuition, FG insists (Punch)

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday reiterated the tuition-free status of federal universities nationwide. The Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwuka, disclosed this to State House correspondents at the end of the council’s meeting presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. “The FEC restated government’s position that no federal university should charge tuition fees,” Anwuka said. He said government would investigate some universities accused of flouting the law. The minister, however, said various universities’ councils and managements were free to fix “auxiliary fees” which must be affordable and acceptable to students. Read more


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