The National Parent Teacher Association of Nigeria, NAPTAN have called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to halt the spate of increment in tuition and others fees by government-owned schools.

It also stressed that life is being snuffed out of them as a result of such increases in almost all sectors such as fuel, electricity and now school fees. The association said the hikes are becoming too many and are pouring on the citizens like a heavy rainfall.

Deputy National President of NAPTAN, Adeolu Ogunbanjo, however, urged Tinubu to, as a matter of urgency, put a stop to the tuition fee hike in public schools.

It could be recalled that Federal Government’s unity colleges recently increased their fees from 45,000 to 100,000 naira and federal universities have done same.

Ogunbanjo, while advising the President on how to bring down the cost of fuel in Nigeria, said though licenses had been given some importers to bring in petrol, the solution did not lie in that step.

He urged Tinubu to set standards for those operating modular refineries if he is not pleased with what they are doing now.

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