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July 17, 2024

CEO Aminu Takai Foundation laud Gov. Abba for slashing tuition fees of state owned institutions

By Musa Sani Aliyu

Aminu Adam Takai( Sardaunan Takai) the CEO and Founder of Aminu Takai Foundation and Innovation Support  have commended Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf for slashing tuition fees across institutions in the state by 50 per cent.

Aminu Takai described the development as a much needed assistance to the student in educational journey and a relief to them especially at a time the economic crisis in the country is having far far-reaching impact on them.

Governor Yusuf announced the development via his official Facebook page on Tuesday.

He said, “Earlier today, I had an important meeting with the heads of all state-owned tertiary institutions in Kano State, where I directed that tuition fee at the institutions be slashed by 50% with immediate effect.”

Earlier, the state Commissioner for Higher Education, Dr. Yusuf Ibrahim Kofarmata in a press release said Governor Yusuf gave the “Approval for the slash of 50% of the registration fees for all Kano State indigenes studying at state institutions to cushion the worsening economic condition the people have been going through in recent days all over the nation.

“Therefore, with this notice, all indigenes of Kano State studying regular courses at Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology, Wudil (ADUST), Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano (YUMSUK), Sa’adatu Rimi University of Education, Kumbotso, Aminu Kano College of Legal and Islamic Studies, Kano State Polytechnic, Audu Bako College of Agriculture, Dambatta, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso College of Advanced and Remedial Studies, Tudun Wada, Kano State College of Education and Preliminary Studies are to enjoy the total relief of 50% reduction in the registration fee in the 2023/2024 academic session,” he added.

Aminu Adam Takai is the CEO and Founder of Aminu Takai Foundation and Innovation support (ATFIS) a nonprofit, non-partisan and governmental trustees incorporated organization with the aim of providing institutional, financial, emotional, material and most importantly innovative entrepreneurship support to the less privilege in the society with focus on rural areas.

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Mustapha Salisu

Mustapha Salisu is a graduate of BSc. Information and Media Studies from Bayero University Kano, with experience in Communication Skills as well as Public Relations.

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