Kano govt reduces tertiary institutions fees by 50%
Kano state government has reduced the registration fees of tertiary institutions owned by the state by 50 percent for indigenes.
SOLACEBASE reports that the state Commissioner for Higher Education Dr Yusuf Kofar Mata announced this on Monday while speaking with journalists.
Kofar Mata said the government took the decision considering the economic hardship created by the fuel subsidy removal so as to alleviate the challenges of parents.
He said the reduction affects all Kano State indigenes studying regular courses for 2023/ 2024 academic session at institutions that include, Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology, Wudil (ADUST), Yusuf Maitama Sule University, (YUMSUK), Kano and Sa’adatu Rimi University of Education.
Others are Kano State Polytechnic, Aminu Kano Collage of Islamic and Legal Studies, Audu Bako College of Agriculture Danbatta, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso College of Advance and Remedial Studies Tudun Wada, and Kano State College of Education.
He noted that the decision is in line with the state government’s commitment to education development.
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Restating the state government’s commitment to education development, Kofar Mata noted that this can be seen in the restoration of foreign scholarships for over 1,000 students which would be flagged off soonest.