Soludo announces free compulsory education from nursery to JSS, reduces senior student fees | The Guardian Nigeria News


Governor Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State announced free and compulsory education from nursery to Junior Secondary School (JSS 3) in public schools in the state.

The governor made the announcement at Premier Primary School, Obosi, Idemili North Council Area, on Thursday.

Soludo said that his administration was passionate about actualizing an all-inclusive education and that no child within the school age range, from nursery to JSS 3, should be charged school fees or any other fees to acquire education in the state.

“The aim is to go back to the basics when education was used as the equalizer, such that children from poor and rich backgrounds will attend the same school and compete favourably,” Soludo stated.

He added that children of school age would no longer be deprived of access to quality education and that education from nursery to JSS was free and compulsory in the state.

“This will increase the access of children to basic education and…

Source: Guardian Newspaper