Following the reopening of academic institutions across Nigeria after the covid-19 pandemic, the  Abia State University, (ABSU),  authority has directed  that all returning regular students  to pay a Pandemic Prevention Fee of Fifteen thousand,(N15,000) Naira, to ensure Registration of their courses, to be eligible to participate in the examinations.

The management of the institutions gave the directives  academic activities is expected to bounce back for the completion of First Semester, 2019/2020.   

The State Varsity disclosed that the First Semester examination would commence November 16th, 2020.

It urged all regular students of the Institution to stated its resolve to adhere strictly to COVID-19 protocols outlined by the Abia State Government and Nigeria Centre for Disease Control,(NCDC).

This was contained in a release by the Registrar of Abia State University(ABSU), Acho Elendu.

Meanwhile the  Ebonyi Government on Monday announced a slash in the students’ tuition fees in the Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Abakaliki.

The review, which took immediate effect, was contained in a statement signed by the Secretary to State Government (SSG), Dr Kenneth Ugbala.

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According to the statement, the reduction is aimed at mitigating the hardship caused by the novel Coronavirus pandemic, which affected global and local economies.

Ugbala stated that the governor had graciously approved N20,000 and N10,000 reduction of EBSU’s tuition fees for indigenes and non-indigenes, respectively.

See the relase by ABSU below:


This is to inform all Regular Students of Abia State University, that the University resumed for the completion of First Semester, 2019/2020 Academic Session, on Monday, 26th October, 2020.
Having fumigation the Hostels and lecture halls, Students are expected to return from Monday, 9th November, 2020.
The first Semester, 2019/2020 Examinations will commence on Monday, 16th November, 2020.
All Returning Students are to pay a Pandemic Prevention ree of Fifteen thousand (#15,000) Naira only, ensure.
Registration of their courses, to be eligible to participate in the Examinations.
All payments should be made through the online payment of the university, before the commencement of the Examinations.
Please note, that it is for the students health and that of others, that it will be necessary to show evidence of payment of the pandemic prevention fee before entry into any campuses
Parents, guidance and the public are to note as appropriate. All Covid 19 protocols will be strictly observed If there is any further changes…
We’ll let you know!!
Please be properly guided!!

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