By Mustapha Salisu
Kano State Government under the leadership of Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf has announced the slashing of registration fees by 50% for all indigenes studying across all state-owned tertiary institutions.
The decision was taken during a meeting with heads of tertiary institutions today (Monday) in the state capital.
The development was announced to newsmen during a press briefing by the Commissioner for Higher Education, Dr. Yusuf Ibrahim Kofarmata.
Kofar Mata explained that the decision by the Governor will reduce effect of the current economic adversity on passionate students and their ardent parents who might be suffering from the consequences of fuel subsidy removal and economic hardship which is making life very difficult for the masses as a result of unimaginable inflation of essential commodities.
The Commissioner disclosed all indigenes of Kano State studying regular courses in the following institutions are to enjoy the total relief of 50% reduction in the registration fee in the 2023/2024 academic session.
“Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology, Wudil; Yusuf Maitama Sule University Kano; Sa’adatu Rimi University of Education, Kumbotso; Aminu Kano College of Legal and Islamic Studies”
“Others are Kano State Polytechnic; Audu Bako College of Agriculture, Dambatta; Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso College of Advanced and Remedial Studies, Tudun Wada and Kano State College of Education and Preliminary Studies” Yusuf disclosed.
Kofar Mata stressed that Governor Yusuf implored beneficiaries of the government’s kind gesture to reciprocate by being more dedicated and committed to their studies for the development of the state and humanity at large.