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Thursday, December 2, 2021

FUNAAB students reject outrageous hike in school fees by authorities

The Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB) has proposed and 100% increase in the school fess and hostel fees, but the students have rejected these proposal and threaten a massive protest to that effect 

According to what was published on their portals, freshers (non engineering student) are to pay ₦53,200 while engineering students are required to pay ₦73,200, this jumped from ₦32,500 initially being charged  by the university, the charges for higher levels  had been negotiated by the student union, according to the fancy picture shraed by the union

With the figure above, that’s an outrageous increase in the school fees in a country with the poorest citizens in the world

INTEL REGION contacted the PPRO for student union in FUNAAB  and he affirmed to these figures, but he could not ascertain the reasons gave by the school authorities  

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I’m Mayowa (Tilapia); FUNAABSU Public Relations Officer, however gave our correspondent the FUNAABSU president, but he declined further comment with

“I’m not available” 

But a source confirmed to INTEL REGION that the President is unpresidential, and tends to ignore the needs of the students 

The student union President did not reply our further message as at the time of filling this report 

According to the INTEL, gathered by INTEL REGION  the increase in hostel fees, as seen: 

.Block A and B
Old price —- 18,090
New price #30,090

Block C and D
Old price —- 25,090
New price 30,090


Undergraduates

  • Iyalode Tinubu Female Hostel (Blocks A and B): ₦30,090.00
  • Iyalode Tinubu Female Hostel (Block C): ₦30,090.00
  • Princess Adebisi Soboyejo Female Hostel: ₦30,090:00
  • NEEDS Assessment Female Hostel: ₦50,090:00
  • Umar Kabir Male Hostel (Blocks A and B): ₦30,090.00
  • Umar Kabir Male Hostel (Blocks C and D): ₦30,090.00
  • NEEDS Assessment Male Hostel) : ₦50,090:00

Postgraduates

  • Iyalode Tinubu Hostel (Blocks D and E): ₦45,090.00
  • New PG Male Hostel: CEADESE (2/room): ₦60,090.00

NOTE: Fees are exclusive of Transaction charges.

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