Abolishment of Acceptance fees by Universities Ordered by House of Representatives

Written by on November 21, 2019


The House of Representatives is calling for the abolishment of ‘acceptance fees’ paid by students offered admission into various institutions in Nigeria.

One of the lawmakers Emeka Chinedu who moved the motion said one of the factors contributing to poor access to tertiary education is the admission policies being enforced by tertiary institutions.

Chinedu noted particularly the requirement for payment of non-refundable acceptance fees as a condition precedent for admission”.

The motion which had the backing of amny lawmakers got the them debating about how to reverse the trend.


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