Kano State Urges Private School Proprietors To Reduce School Fees By 25%

The kano state government, during  a committee meeting  on Thursday october 29th, set up a committee to look into the percentage of fees reduced, has  urged private school proprietors to  reduce their school  fees by 25% or risk total cancellation of of the entire third term  of the 2019/2020 session.

Kano State commisioner for education, Muhammadu Sanusi  Kiru, who was represented by his  Public Relations  Officers (PRO), Aliyu Yesuf,  explained that  the Ministry of Education Made the decision because of the high economic condition  indigens go through as a result of the lock down  which was brought about by the the COVID- 19 Pandemic. The commissioner also added that the COVID-19 Pandemic  affected every one both in the private and public sector.

In an effort to make sure that the mandate is been carried out, Mr Kiru said  said that he has set up two ad-hoc committee to  oversee the task . Kiru said, private school proprietors have until November 1ST  to implement this mandate or they will be forced to take action in the interest of the public.

He also urged school  proprietors be generous to parents  in gratitude to the support they received from the state government during the COVID-19 pandemic lock down.

The school fees reduction, it was learnt, has already been implemented in five state.




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