Oborevwori approves 25% reduction in acceptance fees as palliatives for students


Gov. Sheriff Oborevwori of Delta, has approved 25 per cent reduction in acceptance fees payable in the four state-owned universities as part of palliatives for students.

The governor’s approval is contained in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Mr Festus Ahon, on Wednesday in Asaba.

According to him, the reduction in the acceptance fee is in line with measures taken by the Delta State Government to cushion the effects of the petrol subsidy removal on citizens.

“The 25 per cent reduction is for new students at the Delta State University, Abraka; Delta State University of Science and Technology, Ozoro; University of Delta, Agbor and the Dennis Osadebay University, Anwai-Asaba.

“The governor had earlier approved the payment of N10,000 to workers for three months and payment of N5.522bn to 50,196 workers as promotion arrears as palliatives to civil servants across the state.

“This is in addition to the Governor approving three working days…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper