The Government of Osun has suspended the new fees regime approved by the eight Governing Council of the Osun State Polytechnic, Iree, for newly admitted students into the institution.
This is contained in a letter addressed to the Acting Rector of the Polytechnic, signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mr. Adelani Aderinola.
The management of the Polytechnic on Friday, also announced its compliance with the directive.
A statement signed by A.O. Okediya, the Bursar of the polytechnic, said the suspension directive affects only ND 1 and HND 1 students.
Okediya however said other categories of students who are not affected by the development should continue with their payments and registration as expected.
“Following the directive of the State Government, the new fee regime approved by the eighth Governing Council of the institution for the newly admitted students for the 2022/2023 Academic Session, has been suspended pending further directive from the State Government.
“Please note that this directive affects only the ND1 and HND1 students, other categories of students are expected to continue with their payments and registration as expected.”