Following the Kano State government directives on the reduction of school fees by private school owners in the state, the Association of Private Schools Owners of Nigeria (APSON), Kano state chapter have today, November 4, agreed to reduce schools fees charges by 25 percent.
The members revealed their decision when they paid a solidarity visit to the Hon. Commissioner of Education in his office.
Speaking during the visit, the National Deputy President of APSON, Hajiya Maryam Magaji, said that their association has decided to comply with the government directives for the reduction of the school fees, with a view to cushioning the effects of the economic hardship suffered as a result of the covid-19 pandemic by parents in Kano State.
She explained further that the directives given to the proprietors for the reduction of the school fees was not intended by Government to hurt any body, rather, it was done in the best interest of the educational development of the state.