The State Government is to heave the financial burden of parents paying fees of their children in tertiary institutions this year, with the payment of bursary and scholarship to such students.
In realization of this objective, it has budgeted the sum of N209m in this year’s budget.
development is the National Association of Ondo State Students (NAOSS), which protested to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, on the need to fulfill his promise of disbursing bursary to indigenous students.
National President of the Association, Kikiowo Ayoade, had said that previous administrations paid bursaries to students until 2015, adding that over 6,427 Ondo State students have completed their registration.
Payment of astronomical school fees by students, as the government increased school fees in state owned tertiary institutions, has been a recurring issue between students and the State Government.