The University of Ilorin has granted a 25 percent school fee discount to the children of its staff members.

The rebate was approved by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Wahab Egbewole, SAN, following a meeting with university-based union leaders on Thursday, December 7.

According to a tweet shared via the institution’s handle on X, the discount is meant to cater to the staff welfare of the school.

The tweet stated that the VC’s decision “reflects a deep understanding of the economic challenges facing the country, and it’s a positive step towards supporting the university community.”

The tweet reads, “The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Wahab Egbewole, SAN, has just given a major boost to staff welfare. Following this morning’s meeting with university-based union leaders, a 25% school fee rebate has been approved for the children of University of Ilorin staff.

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“To avail of this incredible opportunity, staff members are requested to check their emails and respond to the provided links between 9 a.m. today (Thursday, December 7, 2023) and noon tomorrow (Friday, December 8, 2023).”

The union leaders, including the Chairman, of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Alex Akanmu; the Chairman, of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, Naheem Falowo; the Chairman, of the National Association of Academic Technologists, Paul Awolola; and the Chairman of Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions, UNILORIN Branch, Suberu Ibrahim, were instrumental in the decision-making process during the early morning meeting that began at 7:30 a.m.

The tweet further noted that the rebate applies to “officially registered biological children,” which covers both freshmen and returning students.”

It added that a maximum of four children of staff are eligible for the rebate.

UNILORIN grants staff children 25% school fees discount

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