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Abia Govt To Pay Students 30k Each, Scraps ABSU 15k “Pandemic Prevention Fee”

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Abia Govt To Pay Students 30k Each, Scraps ABSU 15k "Pandemic Prevention Fee"

Abia State Government has said all students of the state-owned university, Abia State University (ABSU) are now to be paid the sum of N30,000 each to help mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on them and families.

The state government also reversed an earlier circular instructing student to pay the sum of N15,000 pandemic prevention fee.

In a statement personally issued by the state governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, he said this decision was reached after a careful review of the agreement reached with students’ leaders in a meeting on Thursday.

“Yesterday, I had a Town Hall meeting with students & management of Abia State University where a fee of N25,000 per student was proposed as medical fee but slashed to N15,000 to help ABSU put in place adequate measures to protect the soon to resume students from COVID-19 pandemic. in that same meeting, I approved immediate bursary payment to students of Abia origin in ABSU, to alleviate impact of COVID-19 on them & enable them meet the medical fee obligations with ease.

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“However, after a deep review of the agreement & its likely effect on all the students & their parents, I’ve directed the immediate scrapping of the “pandemic prevention fee” by school management. Our government will now go ahead to pay N30,000 to each Abia student in the institution as further support to them, their parents, and guardians in this very difficult moment of economic downturn caused by the global health crisis.

“Let me also add that we are proud of the progress made by the institution in the past 5 years and will continue to support them,” Ikpeazu said.

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