Stephen Ukandu, Umuahia
Governor Alex Otti, has barred Schools of Nursing in Abia State from collecting cash payments from students.
This was contained in a statement issued Monday by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Kazie Uko.
Below is a full text of the statement made available to Ikengaonline:
“Governor of Abia State, Dr. Alex Otti, OFR, has directed the payment of fees accruing to all the state-owned Nursing/Midwifery institutions to designated Bank accounts.
“Consequently, the General Public, especially Parents, Guardians and Students of all the state-owned Nursing/Midwifery institutions are hereby informed that starting from the 27th of June 2023, all fees must be paid through the bank to a designated UBA account that will be found in the Acting Principal’s office of each institution.
“Any cash payment made by or on behalf of any student outside of this designated bank account will not be acceptable. Please be guided.This directive takes immediate effect.”