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Kano: Private school owners state position on 25 per cent reduction in fees

Personal faculties proprietors in Kano State have faulted the state authorities’s directive for 25 per cent discount within the college charges for the third time period of 2020/2021 tutorial session.

DAILY POST had reported that the state authorities in October had directed non-public faculties proprietors to scale back 25 per cent of the college charges for the third time period to cushion the impact of COVID-19 on mother and father within the state.

Reacting, the state Joint Committee of Personal and Voluntary Faculties Associations in a press release by Mr Basheer Adamu, Chairman, Affiliation of Mannequin Islamic Faculties (AMIS) and Alhaji Muhammad Adamu, Chairman, Nationwide Affiliation of Proprietors of Personal Faculties (NAPPS) in Kano on Monday mentioned that the proprietors wouldn’t cut back the charges.

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In response to the assertion, the proprietors mentioned the choice was taken as a consequence of the truth that they didn’t obtain monetary help from both the state or federal authorities throughout COVID-19 lockdown.

Nonetheless, state’s Commissioner for Training, Mr. Sanusi Kiru, whereas briefing newsmen on Monday in Kano mentioned that there was no going again on the directive.

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He mentioned that the federal government has the facility to implement the directive on the non-public college homeowners however selected to barter with them on the matter.

“Though over 80 per cent of the non-public faculties proprietors have complied, I wish to inform you that we now have 99 actions that may be taken towards recalcitrant proprietors who refuse to obey the directive.

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“We now have arrange an endorsement committee to go spherical non-public faculties to make sure compliance. We wish to be truthful to all, however some are attempting to be cussed.

“Whenever you examine, one can find out that even the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has cancelled the third time period session, we even have the proper to do the identical,” he mentioned.

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