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.