In a resounding commitment to education, President Bola Tinubu has assured the nation that no student will face the threat of dropping out of tertiary institutions due to financial constraints.
The president made this declaration during the 33rd convocation ceremony of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) in Ondo State on Saturday.
Represented by Professor King-David Terna Yawe of the National Universities Commission (NUC), President Tinubu addressed the challenges confronting the education sector and outlined his administration’s proactive measures to tackle them.
Tinubu emphasised his government’s dedication to providing the necessary resources for educational institutions to effectively fulfill their responsibilities.
He highlighted the significance of the Student Loan Bill, which was promptly signed into law shortly after his inauguration.
“My government will not shirk its responsibilities in this area. We will guarantee that educational institutions receive the necessary resources to effectively carry out their statutory responsibilities. One of my first actions as President of Nigeria was to sign the Student Loan Bill into law to put this into action,” affirmed President Tinubu.
He went on to reiterate his commitment by stating, “Under my leadership, and as I have outlined in my manifesto, no student will be forced to drop out of school due to an inability to pay tuition.”
This assurance comes as a beacon of hope for students grappling with financial hardships, signaling a renewed focus on securing the educational