Niger State House of Assembly summon the Commissioner For Education and Director-General Private Schools Board over exorbitant WAEC and NECO Fess
The Commissioner For Education in Niger State, Hannatu Salihu and the Director-General, Private Schools Board have been summoned by members of the House of Assembly to appear before them to explain why private schools are charging parents of students of Senior School Certificate Examinations huge sums of money.
This is following a motion moved by the Member Representing Agwara Constituency, Bello Agwara.
He expressed concern on why the management of the schools charge between two hundred and fifty thousand to three hundred thousand for the West African Examinations Council WAEC and National Examinations Council, NECO exams.
He expressed shock after finding out that the charge for the West African Examinations Council WAEC is fifteen thousand, while the charge for the National Examinations Council NECO is eleven thousand Naira.
The members of the State Assembly resolved not to allow Private Schools to exploit parents with exorbitant school fees, as well as WAEC and NECO fees.