Based on the Federal Executive Council on Wednesday, no federal university should charge tuition fees. The Minister of State for Education, Anthony Anwuka, stated this while briefing State House correspondents following the cabinet meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
Ooduarere reports that the minister said the council discussed the college fees being charged by various universities
“and noted that as of law, no federal university should charge tuition fees.”
Anwuka, also stated that the council understood that some federal universities charged fees per course unit, saying that the federal government would investigate and make certain it’s stopped. The minister said the National Universities Commission have been directed to clarify and update the council on the matter.
“We understand some universities now charge fees per course unit and we are going to make sure that we investigate that properly and make it stop.