NANS Laments Over Increment of School Fee In Tertiary Institutions
The National Association Of Nigeria Students (NANS), has called out governments at all levels over the increment of tuition fee in Nigeria universities and unfulfilled promise by President, led by Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
The NANS Deputy President, Ekundina Segun said there's need for government to take a look towards the economy situation of the country before the increment of tuition fee in Nigeria institutions.
Ekundina spoke at the International students day held at Cultural Center, Abeokuta the Ogun State capital.
He lamented that increment in tuition fee should not be in this hardship economic.
According to him "No fewer than 26,000 of Nigerian students are struggling to pay their school fees while some other bills are enforce by the school management on them."
" Also, the disbursements of buses to various institutions are yet to be available for the students and these are part of the pledge made by the federal government during the campaign."
He therefore urged the federal government to provide enough school hostel for the student in order to make education comfortable for them in their various institutions.
His words "Education should be at least be affordable not to inconvenient the students and those that are still willing to study"
"Increment in school fees shouldn't be in this hardship economy" says Olusegun.
Also speaking, the medical director of the Federal Medical centre, Prof. Musa Olomu, redirect the mind of the Nigerian youth and students in choosing their education as priority.
He assure the youth on employing the qualify one into the medical department if by any chance there is opportunity for staff employment.
According to him " I can assure you that once the university of federal medical centre is approve at least half of the youth will surely benefit from it".
He therefore advised youths to engage themselves in academic research so as to continue to be relevant and be prominent in the society.