The management of the University of Ilorin has announced new charges payable by its students in the 2022/2023 academic session.
The charges made public last Tuesday (November 28, 2023, reflect a decrease from the ones initially released on Friday (November 24, 2023) on the University’s official social media platforms.
This development followed a series of meetings between the management of the University, led by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Prof. Abayomi Omotesho, and the Students’ Union, led by its President, Comrade Joseph Adesunkanmi Ologundudu. The last of the meetings was held last Monday (November 27, 2023), at the University’s Council Chambers.
In his remarks at the meeting, Prof. Omotesho stressed the importance of fostering a peaceful learning environment in the institution. He encouraged the Students’ Union leaders to continue to engage in constructive dialogue with management and urged them to play a role in motivating their colleagues to pay their school charges promptly to ensure the smooth running of the academic session.
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor also assured the students that lectures would commence immediately upon students’ resumption, which is scheduled for today (December 4, 2023).
He added that the University’s commitment to addressing students’ concerns through dialogue and its willingness to adjust school charges reflect a dedication to fostering a supportive and conducive learning environment for all members of the academic community.
Speaking after the meeting, the President of the Students’ Union, Comrade Ologundudu, expressed gratitude to the University management for its thoughtfulness as reflected in the adjustment of the charges.
Comrade Ologundudu particularly acknowledged the leadership style of the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Wahab Egbewole, SAN, as exemplified by his flexibility to respond to the concerns of the student body. The charges range between. .N114,720 and N215,820 for new students and N52,700 and .N91,430 for returning students, depending on courses of study.
This shows a significant reduction from the earlier released charges, which ranged between N138,240 and N254,640 for new students and N69,360 and N103,560 for returning students, depending on courses of study.
For details of the school charges, please visit the University website: www.unilorin.edu.ng