By Muhammadu Sabiu
In the wake of ongoing economic challenges and the recent policy shift to remove petrol subsidies, Kano State Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf has taken a significant step to ease the financial burden on students and their families.
Announcing the reduction in a Facebook post yesterday, Governor Yusuf wrote: “Earlier today, I had an important meeting with the heads of all state-owned tertiary institutions in Kano State, where I directed that tuition fee at the institutions be slashed by 50% with immediate effect. – AKY”.
Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf emphasised the importance of affordable education and the need to support the populace during these testing times.
In a meeting held earlier today, he met with the heads of various state-owned tertiary institutions within Kano State.
During the meeting, the governor directed that tuition fees be slashed by half, offering much-needed relief to students pursuing higher education.
The decision comes as the economic challenges faced by citizens have been exacerbated by the removal of petrol subsidies, a move aimed at addressing fiscal concerns.
Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf’s decision to cut tuition fees reflects a commitment to alleviating financial pressures on families and promoting education accessibility.
The tuition fee reduction is expected to positively impact thousands of students across Kano State, fostering an environment where higher education remains attainable despite economic constraints.