Rivers State Govt. Bans Collection of Fees & Charges in Schools

Rivers State Government Bans the Collection Fees and Charges from Students in all Public Primary and Secondary Schools in Rivers State.

As schools reopen for the new academic year 2020/2021 session, Principals and Heads of Schools are hereby reminded that the State Governor, His Excellency Nyesom Wike, has since banned the collection of charges and fees of any kind and for any purpose from students and pupils.

Any Principal, Head Teacher or others caught violating the ban will be summarily dealt with in accordance with the extant laws and rules.

Pupils, parents and guardians should please resist payment of any kind of charges and promptly report any incidents of demand to the Honourable Commissioner for Education.

RECOMMENDED: Rivers State Schools Calendar 2020/2021 | 1st, 2nd & 3rd Term.

Prof Kaniye Ebeku
Honourable Commissioner for Education