Oyo govt bans illegal fees collection in public schools

  • 📰 PremiumTimesng
  • ⏱ Reading Time:
  • 53 sec. here
  • 2 min. at publisher
  • 📊 Quality Score:
  • News: 24%
  • Publisher: 78%

Nigeria Headlines News

Nigeria Latest News,Nigeria Headlines

Governor Makinde first announced the ban in his inaugural address on May 29

The Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde, has banned illegal fees in all primary and secondary schools owned by the state government.The order was confirmed on Tuesday by a circular released by the Head of Service of the state, Amidat Agboola, which was directed to permanent secretaries, and heads of education-related agencies

According to a release by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Taiwo Adisa, Mr Makinde directed that all forms of payment in public schools, primary and secondary, cease with immediate effect. The circular read in part: “Therefore, collection of fees/levies in all Public Primary and Secondary Schools, including Technical Colleges across the State is hereby prohibited.

“ I am to emphasize that collection of fees under any guise in Public Schools across the State remains illegal and any violator of this directive will be treated as a saboteur; heavy sanction awaits violators of this directive.” According to the statement, the circular had been made available to Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology; Permanent Secretary ; Permanent Secretaries ; Executive Secretary State Universal Education Board ; Executive Secretary Board of Technical and Vocational Education ; Zonal Inspectors of Education; Local Inspectors of Education as well as all Principals and Headteachers of Public Schools.


Thank you for your comment. Your comment will be published after being reviewed.
Please try again later.

I really admire Gov. Makinde. People will Oyo will enjoy him and his policies. Can other Gov's emulate him?

We have summarized this news so that you can read it quickly. If you are interested in the news, you can read the full text here. Read more:

 /  🏆 3. in NG

Nigeria Latest News, Nigeria Headlines

Similar News:You can also read news stories similar to this one that we have collected from other news sources.

Oyo ALGON to Makinde: end arbitrary rule now - The Nation NewspaperThe Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) in Oyo State has called on Governor Seyi Makinde to end his alleged arbitrariness..
Source: TheNationNews - 🏆 6. / 69 Read more »

ALGON berates Makinde over dissolution of Oyo state electoral body – Daily TrustThe Association of Local Government of Nigeria,( ALGON) Oyo State has condemned the dissolution of the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) by the State government. ALGON in a statement signed by its Chairman, Prince Abass Aleshinloye said the dissolution was illegal, unconstitutional and arbitrary as the Commission has a statutory five-year tenure which ends …
Source: Daily Trust - 🏆 13. / 51 Read more »

How I will reposition Oyo, by Makinde - The Nation NewspaperMrs. Adeosun, from her CV, you probably would have been able to see that she is eminently qualified to hold that position..... A serious person goes to work, not make mouth in the media! Wash Waah
Source: TheNationNews - 🏆 6. / 69 Read more »

Adelabu vs Makinde: INEC closes its case in Oyo Election Tribunal - Daily Post NigeriaThe Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has closed its case in the petition filed by the APC candidate, Mr Adebayo Adelabu, against the victor
Source: DailyPostNGR - 🏆 11. / 59 Read more »

Oyo governor tasks NYSC members on nation buildingGov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged the 2019 Batch B NYSC members to embark on laudable developmental projects that would impact positive Without salary
Source: TheNationNews - 🏆 6. / 69 Read more »

Oyo governor restates plan to fulfil campaign promisesOyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has reassured the people that he will not renege on his campaign promises, adding that he That will be very good Let him get to work and stop talking!
Source: TheNationNews - 🏆 6. / 69 Read more »