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Governor El-Rufai Increases Kaduna University Fee From N26,000 To N500,000

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TRIXX NG reports that the tuition fee for Kaduna state university has been increased from N26,000 to N500, 000  for non-indigene By the state governor, Nasir El-Rufai.

This has been met with gross rejection and backlash due to the unreasonable, unaffordable hike in price.

Mr Abdulrazak Shuaibu, a medical student who spoke on behalf of the students, said that the tuition fees were increased from N26,000 to N150,000 for students in Faculty of Arts, Management and Social Sciences.

Shuaibu, a former President of the Kaduna State Students Union, added that the tuition fee for Faculty of Medicine was increased from N24,000 to N300,000 for indigenes and N500,000 for non-indigenes.

He described the increase as “outrageous” considering the current economic hardship being faced by parents and the negative impact of COVID-19.

Following this, several reactions have trailed this, with so many castigating the governor for making such an increase at a time when Nigerians are trying to make ends meet.

Read Reactions below

https://twitter.com/btope_layi/status/1386417333334380549

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