Governor Seyi Makinde cancels school fees in Oyo state

 

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The Oyo state Governor, Seyi Makinde, has restricted illicit expense collections in all primary and secondary schools owned by the government of the state.

 

A statement released by the Head of Service of Oyo State, Mrs. Amidat Ololade Agboola, which was addressed to Permanent Secretaries, and heads of Education-related agencies.

A statement by Makinde’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, gave details of the order.

Parts of the statement;

Collection of fees/levies in all Public Primary and Secondary Schools, including Technical Colleges across the State is hereby prohibited.

I am to emphasize that collection of fees under any guise in Public Schools across the State remains illegal and any violator of this directive will be treated as a saboteur; heavy sanction awaits violators of this directive.”

 

According to the announcement, it has been made accessible to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology; Permanent Secretary (TESCOM); Permanent Secretaries (School Administration); Executive Secretary State Universal Education Board (SUBEB); Executive Secretary Board of Technical and Vocational Education (BOTAVED); Zonal Inspectors of Education; Local Inspectors of Education just as all Principals and Headteachers of Public Schools.

 

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