The leadership of the National Association of Polytechnic Students says it has given the leadership of the Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun State, a 72-hour ultimatum to rescind the fee increase for new students. of the establishment.
In a statement released by the body’s Senate Vice President, Comrade Adeniji Temitope, the management said students should not pay the new fees, adding that they are ready to protect students’ interests at all times. price.
The statement read in part: “Greetings in solidarity from the National Association of Polytechnic Students, the apex body and representative organization of over 20 million Nigerian polytechnic students, both at home and in the Diaspora.
“NAPS management opposes the increase in tuition fees in the Federal Polytechnic in Ede Osun State.
“NAPS management is giving the management of Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun State, 72 hours to rescind the tuition fee increase.
“Management wishes Federal Polytechnic Ede management to comply with the memorandum issued April 1, 2022 through the Dean of Student Affairs.
“NAPS is using this means to inform all students of the Federal Polytechnic School not to pay any tuition fees until further notice.
“The leadership of NAPS will continue to safeguard all the interests of Nigerian Polytechnic students and all other allied institutions that award National Diploma and Higher National Diploma across Nigeria and in the Diaspora.”
The student body said it would await a response from the institution’s management.
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