Tuition Free Public Universities in Nigeria

This is; a message for all those Universities and institutions of higher learning in Nigeria who are; in the habit of jerking up the tuition fees at the turn of every academic session.

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Here in Germany, public universities and their associated allies do not charge tuition fees. Students go to school for free if studying in public schools, unlike in my country, where; you pay through your noses for tuition fees.

And guess what, the free tuition has not in any way compromised or reduced the quality of education is; these higher institutions as their graduates come up with; top honours quickly get employed in; blue-chip and top multi-national institution.

The German standard is; very high, by far the highest in Europe and parents do not have to worry about how; to pay school fees if their children pass the grades to get; admitted into these public institutions.

Which makes me to remember how difficult and tasking it is; for Nigerian parents to send their children to state and federal government institutions of higher learning, where; the tuition fees, accommodation cost and the associated costs run into hundreds of thousands, leaving them; to run from pillar to post to raise these funds, only to get more dejected; when the children graduate and are; left to wander in the labour market without jobs for years on end.

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