The Kwara State Government has warned heads of state-owned tertiary institutions to desist from self-imposed levy that would amount to the exploitation of their students.

The Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Science and Technology, Senior Sulyman Esq gave the warning during his familiarization to tertiary schools in the state, a statement by the ministry’s Press Secretary, Adamu Saidu said.

Barr. Sulyman stated that the visits were to afford him the opportunity to familiarize himself and identify critical needs of the Institutions in order to find solutions to the lingering challenges facing them.

He said the state government is considering ways to address them based on the priorities and preferences of the critical needs of each institution across board, reiterating commitment to giving priority attention and creating enabling environment for schools in the State to thrive and attain optimum performance.

Some of the schools visited include: Colleges of Education, Nursing and Midwifery; the International Aviation College, Ilorin; International Vocational, Technical and Entrepreneurship College, Ajase-Ipo and the Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa.

Others include: Kwara State University, Malete; College of Education, Oro; College of Education (Technical), Lafiagi; College of Nursing, Oke-Ode; Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin; and College of Arabic and Islamic Legal Studies (CAILS), Ilorin.



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