Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced the reduction of tuition fees for the pioneer students of the two newly established universities; Lagos State University of Education, LASUED, Ijanikin/Epe and Lagos State University of Science and Technology, LASUSTECH, Ikorodu, by 65 percent.
The Management of LASUED and LASUSTECH had proposed a tuition fee of N195,000 for their pioneer students billed to resume the current Academic Session before Sanwo -Olu subsidized and slashed it to N68,000.
It was gathered that the decision was in consideration of the present state of the nation’s economy and its impact on parents.
The approval was announced via a statement issued on Wednesday, December 7, by the Special Adviser on Education to the Governor, Tokunbo Wahab.
Sanwo-Olu said his administration would not only continue to give necessary support to the two universities but would work towards making them one of the best in the country.