Hammed Shittu in Ilorin
The Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed has restated his preparedness to revisit the school fees of the state Polytechnic (KwaraPoly), Ilorin.
The governor, who made this known in a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Communication, Dr. Muyideen Akorede, said in line with his determination to resolve the school fees controversy, a committee comprising members of the House of Assembly and officials of relevant ministries has been set up to conduct a forensic investigation into the tuition fees and submit its report by January 5, 2018 in response to the assembly’s earlier resolution on the fee issue.
He expressed hope that the tuition fee will be reviewed in a manner that satisfies students, parents and guardians, as well as the institution’s capacity to run efficiently and in a sustainable manner.
The governor thanked the leadership and members of the House of Assembly for their interest in resolving the issue of fees at the polytechnic in an amicable and mutually acceptable manner.
Ahmed also commended the house for its shared commitment to speedy passage of the 2018 budget to ensure a return to the January to December budgeting circle.