From the latest report reaching us, the Students of the Lagos State University, LASU in their demand on school fees reduction has called on the Governing Council of the institution to apply only the 60 percent reduction on the tuition fees.
Mr Nurudeen Yusuf, the Students’ Union president, while speaking with newsmen said it would be fair if the Governing Council works with the 60 per cent across the board, rather than the 34 per cent.
“The fees will be affordable if the reduction is done at 60 per cent, and it would do the students a lot of good,” he emphasized.
The Lagos State government had on June 11 approved a reduction of Lasu Fees of between 34 per cent and 60 per cent on tuition fees in the institution.
Nurudeen, the present SUG president said the students were not satisfied with the 34 per cent reduction because students paying N198,000 would still pay about N131,000.00
He further stated that the students will not pay the 2013/2014 academic session fees until the demand has been met.
The state government had in 2011 increased the Lasu fees from N25,000, (Twenty Five thousand naira) to a whooping N198,000.00 (One hundred and ninety-eight thousand naira) for humanities and education, while medical students paid N350, 000.00!