ASUU: Kwara govt offers free transportation to students
As a demonstration of its favourable disposition to the plight of students, the Kwara State Government has offered free transportation to all interested students of tertiary institutions in the Northern part of the country on resumption for academic activities.
This follows the suspension of the eight months industrial action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities.
The Commissioner for Tertiary Education, Dr Alabi Abolore, disclosed this at a meeting in Ilorin on Monday.
A statement signed by a Press Secretary in the ministry, Mansurat Amuda-kannike, made available on Tuesday to the press, said, “The Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq-led Administration is extending the dividends of democracy to Kwara State Students in tertiary institutions across the country.
He explained that concerned students travelling to the North are expected to appear for a brief documentation on the same day of their departure within the premises of the Ministry of Tertiary Education, along Offa Road, GRA, Ilorin ,on Saturday, October 29, 2022 by 6:30am.
The commissioner disclosed further that the Ministry is also at the verge of concluding the bursary disbursement when online portal registration of would-be beneficiary is opened.
“On behalf of my Ministry, parents/guardians and great Nigerian students, we say a very big thank you, Your Excellency, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, for yet another awesome magnanimity and show of sincerity in taking Kwara of our dream to the promised land”, Abolore added.