Tunde Bolaji – Minna
As a way of increasing its internal generated revenue ( IGR) the management of Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger state has again increased its school fees payable by all categories of students of the institution.
This is coming almost two academic sessions after a previous exercise as well as few days to the institution’s 3rd combined convocation ceremony.
Under the new arrangement announced by a circular from the office of the Bursar to all categories of students, fresh indigenous students are now to pay the sum of N55,300 while their non indigene counterpart are to pay N96,300 and their foreign counterparts are to pay N137,500.
Returning indigenous students are to pay N32,500 while their non indigene counterparts are to pay N65,500, and the foreign students are now to pay N108,000.
The Student Union Government (SUG), of the institution has urged students to disregard the hike in school fees.
According to the a statement signed by the SUG Secretary General, comrade Bello Ibrahim “we hereby direct all students both new, returning, indigenes and non indigenes to disregard the circular.
“No student should make payments to any accounts provided in the circular going round regarding the hike in fees.”
Meanwhile, the vice Chancellor, Prof. Mohammad Maiturare told Journalists on Monday that the 23 students are graduating with first class, 700 students with second class upper, 1,999 with second class lower, 470 in 3rd class category and 29 with a pass.