The Secretary-General, Association of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (AVCNU), Prof. Michael Faborode in a statement issued on Wednesday, stated that the Federal Ministry of Education and other stakeholders in the tertiary education sub-sector have agreed on N2,500 as the fee for post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) screening.
According to him, the agreement was reached after a deliberation of officials of the ministry, federal universities, polytechnics and colleges of education.
He mentioned that going by the statement made by the Permanent Secretary, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan at the meeting, there is no objection to screening by universities as long as it is not another CBT.
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According to the statement, the association will formally convey its position to the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu.