SERAP Reacts As Federal Government Reduces Examination Fees For JAMB, NECO, Others

SERAP Commended The Federal Government And Called On State Governors To Do The Same.

The Federal Government has reduced the registration fees for Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Senior Secondary and Basic Education Certificate.

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday, approved the downward review of the fees.

The reduction of the fee was made known by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, he said

“the JAMB fee for the UTME has been reduced from N5,000 to N3,500, the Senior Secondary School fee charge by NECO is now N9,850 as against N11,350 while the Basic Education certificate by NECO is reduced from N5,500 to N4,000.”

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has commended the Federal Government for reducing the registration fees and called on state Governors to reduce the cost of education in their states.

The wrote:

“This is a welcome development. We urge all state governors to urgently cut the cost of education in their states and improve access to quality education for children from poor and disadvantaged background.”

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