Abuja - The Delta State has approved the sum
of N372,9 million for the payment of West African Senior School Certificate
Examinations (WASSCE) and National Business and Technical Board
(NABTEB) fees for thousands of local students.
This will cater for 28 898 scholars.
State Commissioner for Information, Patrick Ukah, made
the disclosure after the State Executive Council meeting held in Asaba.
Ukah said the payment of the examination fees were in
line with the State Governor free education policy for primary and secondary
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“The State Executive Council agreed to pay the enrolment
fees and incidental cost for SSS 3 and Vocational Students in Delta State
Public, Senior Secondary School and Technical Colleges,” Ukah said.
He added the State Executive Council also approved the
construction of a new central Ultra-Modern Secretariat Complex in Asaba to
house all Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDA) operating from rented
structures for administrative convenience.
The State Executive Council also approved the
revocation of the contracts for the construction of Palace Road Igbodo in Ika
North East local government area.
- CAJ News