The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced a 65 percent cut in tuition fees for the state-owned universities.
This was disclosed by Tokunbo Wahab, the governor’s special adviser on education.
Wahab said the administration would continue to provide support for state-owned varsities and make them some of the best in Nigeria.
The Lagos State University of Science and Technology (LASUSTECH) and Lagos State University of Education (LASUED) will benefit from the gesture.
The universities’ managements had proposed N195,000 for tuition before the 65% reduction announced by Governor Sanwo-Olu.
Meanwhile, the president of students’ union government (SUG) in Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Okeychukwu David, said he is delighted by the news.