Connect with us


Governor Uba Sani reverses El-Rufai’s policies on State tertiary institutions, cut school fees by 50%, 30%



Kaduna State governor, Senator Uba Sani
Spread the love

Kaduna State governor, Uba Sani has reversed his predecessor’s educational policy as he announced the reduction of in the school fees for indigenes of Kaduna State in higher educational institutions.

The immediate past governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufai increased schools in the State higher institutions few months to the end of his tenure, thereby, leading to low enrolment and retention of students in the state-owned schools. adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Speaking at a press briefing on Monday, governor Sani acknowledged that the school fees were too high, hence, he was reviewing it.

“Review of current fees regime in Kaduna State tertiary institutions”, the existing fees were too high and had discouraged many students from pursuing or continuing their tertiary education.

Read Also:  Flood victim cry out for intervention, says he has lost everything he owns
He said that some students had opted for alternative institutions that offered lower fees.

According to him, the choice of some students opting for higher schools outside Kaduna was due to hike in school fees, a development prompted him to review the fees, saying that his administration was committed to providing free and quality education for every child in Kaduna State from primary to secondary school, as well as expanding access to higher education.

He said that the new fees model was competitive and affordable, and would also enhance the welfare of the students and teachers.
The governor revealed the new fees structure for the state-owned tertiary institutions as follows:
Institution Current Fee Reduction (%) New Fee
Kaduna State University N150,000 30% N105,000
Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic N100,000 50% N50,000
College of Education, Gidan Waya N75,000 50% N37,500
Shehu Idris College of Health Sciences and Technology, Makarfi (HND Courses) N100,000 30% N70,000
Shehu Idris College of Health Sciences and Technology, Makarfi (ND Courses) N75,000 30% N52,000
Kaduna State College of Nursing N100,000 30% N70,000

Read Also:  Workers strike looms in Nasarawa over percentage payment

The governor said that the downward review of the fees was also a palliative measure to cushion the effect of the rising cost of living in the country, especially after the removal of petroleum subsidy. He urged the students to take advantage of the opportunity and pursue their academic dreams with diligence and dedication.

Read Also:  Breaking: COVID-19: Students in China return to school

The slashing of school fees is a welcome development for many students and parents. It will help to make education more accessible and affordable for everyone. The government’s commitment to providing quality education for all is commendable.

In addition to slashing school fees, the government is also taking other steps to improve education in the state. These include:
• Expanding access to primary and secondary education
• Improving teacher quality and training
• Investing in school infrastructure
• Providing scholarships and other financial assistance to students

The government’s efforts to improve education are essential for the future of Kaduna State. By investing in education, the government is investing in the future of its people.

Contact Us:

  • Address: Address: 1st Floor,  Nwakpabi Plaza,  Suite 110, Waziri Ibrahim Crescent, Apo,  Abuja
  • Tel: +234 7036084449, +234 8066722600, +234 7012711701
  • Email:
  • Email:

Quick Links: