• Fri. Apr 19th, 2024

Subsidy Removal : AbdulRazaq Approves N10,000 Support For Kwara Students

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has directed the payment of ten thousand naira (N10,000) each as palliative to students of Kwara origin in public-owned tertiary institutions.

A statement by governor AbdulRazq Spokesman, Rafiu Ajakaye said the governor has also approved a stipend of N10,000 each for some categories of security agents defined as the first line of defence.

The statement said the funds would be disbursed through the Kwara State Social Investment Programme (KWASSIP) Office.

The statement explained that the approval for students’ support, described as one-off in its scope, is a departure from the previous bursary award, which covered only final year students of tertiary Institutions.

The statement said the special support will be coordinated by a government committee with the support of officials from the state Ministry of Tertiary Institution, bursary department, Ministry of Finance, and a representative each from the National Association of Kwara State Students (NAKSS) as well as the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) in Kwara State.