The Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, has approved the reduction of the tuition fees payable at the state-owned Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba (AAU).
This was contained in a circular on Thursday made available to CAMPUS GIST issued by Opeoluwa Akinfemiwa, Acting Registrar and Secretary to Council of the Institution.
CIRCULAR TO ALL STUDENTS:
REDUCTION OF TUITION FEES
“I write on the directive of the Acting Vice Chancellor, Professor Olugbenga E. IGE to inform all returning students of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko that following an earlier appeal by students, and in view of the economic effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic in the country on parents and students, the Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Rotimi AKEREDOLU, SAN, has directed that the University should consider a reduction in tuition fees in a way that quality education can still be sustained in the University.
“As a follow up to the above, a meeting between the Governor, the University and the student leaders was convened.
“Consequently, the Visitor has approved the underlisted reduction of tuition fees with effect from the 2019/2020 academic session, as recommended by Council:
“Current Tuition and Reduced Tuition for all Returning Students …
“Science N150,000.00 reduced to N120,000.00
“Social & Management Sciences N150,000.00 reduced to N120,000.00
“Agriculture N150,000.00 reduced to N100,000.00
“Arts N100,000.00 reduced to N80,000.00
“Education N100,000.00 reduced to N80,000.00
“Law N150,000.00 retained at N150,000.00
“All students are therefore advised to take advantage of the reduced fees by paying their school fees and registering for their courses without further delay.
“By copies of this circular, all Deans, Heads of Department and stakeholders are requested to note this information, please.”