Good news: Fashola reverses LASU fees to N25,000




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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola
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State , Mr. Babatunde (SAN), on Thursday announced the reversal of LASU tuition fee N25,000.
, said he had earlier met with the state executive council over the issue, ordered that the old rate takes immediate effect.
The auditorium of LASU which held the grand finale of its 19th convocation reverberated with joy at the announcement.
Security and protocol officers found difficult controlling the jubilant students danced round the institution.
Unable control their excitement, some of them breached the protocol, rushed the podium and prostrated before the as a show of appreciation.
The news which soon filtered across the campus saw students embrace and gave handshake one another. Many of them huddled up in groups under the Abe Igi, a popular students’ point, discussing the development.[eap_ad_2]
Announcing the reversal, Fashola thanked the Students’ Union for their maturity and civility ever since they commenced to compel government to reverse the fee which was jerked up from N25,000 to between N193,000 to N350,000 three years ago.
“I to appreciate the maturity of our students in the way they went about their agitation for reduction in their school fees. In the course of their , I invited them and they responded and we both arrived at a decision where the students submitted a paper on what they feel should be recommended as fees. We looked at their (students’) papers, and the adjustment they recommended and made appropriate reduction of between 34 to 60 per cent.
“But they (students) were not yet satisfied. They still came back to the reduction was too high and wanted reduction. We have therefore looked into their demand, and decided that their school fees revert to the old rate henceforth.”[eap_ad_3]