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Free education continues in Ondo State




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-The free education in Ondo state is meant for primary and secondary school children

-Parents and guardians are to pay for their ward’s SSCE fees

Ondo government continues its free education policy.

The Ondo State Government has decided to continue its free education policy for pupils of public primary and secondary schools in the state.

This comes after recommendations were made at the Ondo State 2017 Education Summit,

Also at the summit, it was recommended that parents and guardians would next year be responsible for the payment of the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination fees  for their children and ward.

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Rotimi Akeredolu, the State Governor, has earlier declared that his administration would not cancel free education at the public primary and secondary schools and he would also provide qualitative education at all levels.

The state Commissioner of Education, Science and Technology, Femi Agagu, expressed this while speaking with newsmen yesterday on the result of the State Executive Council meeting in Akure, the state capital.

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He said the council critically examined the decisions of stakeholders at the last education summit and concluded that the government would continue to fund education at the primary and post primary school levels.

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