Subsidy Removal: Huge Relief As Top Nigerian University Rolls Out Palliative for Staff, Students

Subsidy Removal: Huge Relief As Top Nigerian University Rolls Out Palliative for Staff, Students

  • Staff and students of Bayero University Kano will receive palliatives as part of the measures to cushion the effect of the high cost of living occasioned by the fuel subsidy removal
  • The management of the institution made this disclosure during the BUK's 56th congregation meeting on Saturday, July 22
  • Interestingly, the university has not stated a specific amount it intends to spend on the palliative project

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The management of Bayero University Kano (BUK) has rolled out palliatives for the staff and students of the institution.

According to the management of BUK, this project would help staff and students cushion the effect of Nigeria's high cost of living.

Fuel subsidy removal pains, Bayero University, Kano state
Bayero University has rolled out palliative for its staff and student to cushion the effect of the fuel price hike. Photo credit: Bayero University Kano
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High cost of living: BUK University rolls out palliative for staff, students

Since the removal of subsidy on petroleum products by the Nigerian government, prices of goods and services have skyrocketed, with many Nigerians expressing frustration.

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The university’s vice-chancellor, Sagir Abbas, a professor, during the institution’s 56th congregation meeting on Saturday, July 22, announced the palliative measures.

BUK's spokesperson, Lamara Garba, confirmed the development to Premium Times on Sunday, July 23, 2023.

Garba, however, said the university does not have a specific amount it intends to spend on the project.

The vice-chancellor noted further that some “millions of naira” have been allocated to the university cooperatives committee to purchase foodstuff and distribute to staff in a non-interest format payable in six months, PR Nigeria report added.

Father Mbaka drops fresh prophecy amid fuel subsidy removal's pains

In another development, Father Ejike Mbaka of the Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria (AMEN) has spoken about the circumstances Nigeria has found itself in following the pronouncement of the fuel subsidy removal by President Bola Tinubu.

President Tinubu, during his inauguration on Monday, May 29, said, "Subsidy is gone", and the pronouncement plunged the country into disarray as the price of petrol immediately increased by over 200%.

However, Fr Mbaka, while speaking to his congregation in a video on the official page of the adoration ministry, expressed optimism for the country's future.

UNILAG management finally reacts to tuition fees increase

Meanwhile, the management of the University of Lagos said the increment in school fees was necessary due to the current state of the Nigerian economy.

The management made this known in a statement issued on the University's website on Friday, July 21.

As contained in the statement signed by the University's Public Relations Officer, Adejoke Alaga-Ibraheem, the school hike was a careful decision made after several deliberations with parents, students, staff, staff union and alumni.


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