The tuition fee increment by management of Bayero University Kano in the country has been generating negative reaction, as office of the National Association of University Student, NAUS is gearing for an action with management over the increment.
The Senate President of NAUS, Comr. Ibrahim Muhammed Lawal, from Nasarawa State University Keffi, in a statement made available to the media including middlereporters on Monday said the fee increment was to discouraged Nigerians youths from acquiring knowledge through affordable education.
”The outrageously fee Increment in this country is alarming and source of concerns to many Nigeria students especially those who cannot afford due to new increment, we are using this medium to call for unconditional reversed in the unfavorably decisions taken by the management of Bayero University Kano.
“We had a meeting with the student leaders which we pleaded with them not to go on protest and to allow the stakeholders negotiate on their be half in order to avoid blood shed which may lead to lost of lives and properties.
“We are calling on both the State, Federal Government to monitor any funds released to universities as to ensure it is used for exact purposed.
We are aware that the fund is been siphoned by some vice chancellors.
The government should put a check on the management anytime they are been allocated funds.
Lawal said the levy is illegal and in contradiction with the government policy and therefore call for a changed in the interest of peace, fair and equity.
It should be recalled that Lawal since assumption of office as NAUS Senate President has been moving from one University to another to solved most of compounded problems being face by the Students.
Lawal hail from Toto LGA of Nasarawa State and has been active in Nigeria project especially on students matter.