The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Kano University of Science and Engineering Wudil, chapter, has faulted the modern increase of students’ registration fees.
it explained the final decision as a apparent act of insensitivity.
In addition to, the tutorial union insisted that these types of conclusion by the Vice-chancellor and the school’s administration was not in tandem with the new Kano Point out policy on Totally free and Obligatory Training.
ASUU in a statement jointly signed by its Chairman Comrade Muhammad Sani Gaya and Secretary Comrade Murtala Muhammad regretted that the increase was coming at a time the university was expending extravagant means on unique vehicles for its principal officers.
The Union insisted that the solutions rendered from the money created from the registration service fees paid by the college students in the college have been unjustifiable.
According to the statement, “for the avoidance of doubt, the Union categorically reiterates its previously resolution at its Congress held on Thursday, 16th January 2020 and its Press Launch of Thursday, 30th January 2020, of complete rejection of what it termed as hazardous venture owing to the unreliability of the facts made use of by the administration to arrive at the reviewed fees.
“Stakeholders and the typical community might also want to observe that the College authority wittingly concealed the real volume to be paid by the pupils as there are concealed fees.
”For instance, a fresh new Geography university student an indigene of Kano Point out is to spend N33, 700 as College Charges, N5,000 Area System, N10,090 as Hostel Costs, N2,000 Area Class Regional Rates, N200 SGS Charges, N500 Entrepreneurship Rates, totalling to N51,490.
“Since the re-introduction of Registration Charges by the University in 2015/2016 session there was under no circumstances a yr when the audited report was offered before the Council in violation of Portion 31 of the University Law.
“The Union is nervous that the Enhancement Levy as a ingredient of the Registration Charges gathered from students’ to greater their welfare is to be made use of in offsetting bank mortgage facility of the ‘Exotic Cars’ acquired for the principal officers of the College.”
The statement concluded that, primarily based on the Lima Declaration which posits that “every human getting has the appropriate to education”, “education should not be produced inaccessible to big amount of folks.”
It then called on the State Governing administration and the College authority, to with immediate outcome, reverse the hike in fees.