katsina government offsets waec fees of over twenty thousand students.
Written by AIGBOKHAEBHO OKHUELEIGBE on October 19, 2023
Katsina State Governor, Dikko Radda, has approved the release of the sum of 364.8 million naira for the settlement of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) fees of over 20,000 candidates from Katsina State.
The beneficiaries, according to a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Radda, Ibrahim Mohammed, are those who sat for the 2023 West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) conducted by the regional exam body.
The Statement reads:
One of the cardinal agendas of Governor Dikko Radda’s administration, among several others, is repositioning Katsina State’s education sector.
And His Excellency, since assuming office, has demonstrated absolute commitment towards fixing Katsina’s primary, secondary, and tertiary education systems.
The approval he gave today for the huge sum of over N364 million to be used in settling the WAEC fees of no fewer than 20,000 Katsina students says it all about His Excellency’s passion for Katsina youths and their educational development.