Monday, 27 March 2017

UNIJOS: Increase in fees, not reversible says School Administration

Despite public outcry and condemnation of recent hike in school fees by University of Jos from N27, 000 to N45, 000, the management of the institution weekend insisted there was no going back on the implementation of the new fees once the new session begins next month.
While students, parents and guardians had faulted and rejected the hike at a time when most families could barely feed and address other immediate needs, the management said it was not moved by public reactions saying its action was based on the implementation of the Federal Government approved harmonized charges for all undergraduate students in federal universities in Nigeria.

In a statement by the institution’s Registrar/Secretary to Council/Senate, Mr.  Monday Danjem, the management among others, said: “The University Management feels compelled to put the issues in clear perspective so that the public is not misled.

The University of Jos Management was in receipt of a letter from the Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC) dated 22nd January, 2015 conveying the newly approved schedule of harmonized school charges to Senate/governing councils of all federal universities for immediate implementation,” part of the statement read.