JUST IN: Makinde Cancels Education Levy

Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde has abolished the annual Education Development Levy of N3,000 being paid by all public secondary schools’ students in the state.

The governor disclosed this on Wednesday in his inaugural address at the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium, Liberty, Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.

“Effective immediately, 3,000 naira fee in Oyo state Public Secondary Schools is hereby abolished”, he said.

The immediate past administration had introduced payment of N3,000 by all students on annual basis as Education Development Levy.

The payment is made in three equal installments of N1, 000 per term; the fund gathered which is domiciled with the School Governing Board (SGBs) of each school is being utilised to complement government’s effort to improve infrastructure and content delivery in public secondary schools in the state.


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