30% Reduction In Tuition Fees: Relief For Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Students

In what has been described as a proof to the Akeredolu led administration to listen and heed to the voice of the good people of Ondo state, and protecting the interest of students in the state, the management of the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic Owo, Ondo State has announced a new approved tuition fee for the 2019/2020 academic session.

The newly approved tuition fee sees a 30% reduction compared to the previous years.

The 30% reduction of the tuition fee is coming as a result of the intervention of the state government in ensuring that qualitative education is made available and accessible to the good people of Ondo state.

The institution established in the year 1979 has been thrown into public discourse in the past few months due to the state of the previous tuition fee structure, which was described “overtly too high and backbreaking” considering the present state of the nation’s economic realities.

The students, parents and other stakeholders had pleaded to the Akeredolu led administration to help in the reduction of the tuition fee, in response to this pleads Governor Akeredolu had stated that the state Government cannot alone continue to bear the burden of running tertiary institutions in the state, nevertheless promised to look into the review of the tuition fee.

The Akeredolu led administration must be commended for its readiness and willingness to put first the interest of the Nigerian students and that of the state in general.

Parents,Guardians and students of the institution can now look forward to a new academic session with utmost sense of relief and joy.

The newly approved tuition fee structure will see the ND 1 and 2, Science amd Non Science based pay a paltry sum of 70,600.00 and 67,000,00 respectively. While the HND 1 and 2 Science and Non Science are to pay 77,600,00 and 72,700,00.

For the Non indigent students, ND 1 and 2 Science and Non Science students will be required to pay a sum of 77,600.00 and 74,100.00 while the HND 1 and 2 Science and Non science students are to pay 86,000.00 and 81,000.00

Amudipe Opeyemi Marcus

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