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Wednesday, June 26, 2019

GOV. MAKINDE ABOLISHES N500 EXAMINATION FEE, DECLARES EDUCATION LEVY ILLEGAL FOR SCHOOLS IN OYO STATE



The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde was on Monday abolished N500 examination fee in all secondary schools across the state.

The Head of Service, Mrs. Ololade Agboola, urged principals in secondary schools to comply with the free education policy of the state Government.

She made this statement during a meeting of the Permanent Secretary School administration with the principals in public secondary Schools held at comprehensive High School Oke-Bola Ibadan.

Agboola said (Five Hundred Naira) examination fee across the secondary schools in the State have been abolished, as a result she warned that no Principal should send student away from the school.

“I have the directive of His Excellency Governor Seyi Makinde to discuss with you today, the school principals on how we can move the secondary school education forward in Oyo State”.

"State Government will create call centers where parents and the general public will report school that refuse to stop collecting illegal fee, just as I have advised Principals of Secondary Schools to stop collecting fees that have not been approved by the State Government.

Teachers should always stay in their duty posts, because the present administration will not tolerate lateness and absenteeism in the school, just as I have solicited support for the state government in carrying out its education policy in the state." she stated.

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