ABU Zaria charges students N90 for hostel fee – Director

Malam Auwalu Umar, Director, Public Affairs Directorate of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, says the institution retained the N90 official cost of hostel bed-space, fixed 40 years ago, to make things easy for students. Speaking to a Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria, Umar said in spite of the ridiculously low amount being charged, the institution was able to provide hostel to 35 per cent of its over 55,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. He said that as part of efforts to complement the efforts of the institution, a private firm, BUA Group, and the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), had
read full