The Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti (EKSU) has disapproved a report that stated the university has imposed additional fee of #49,000.00 on its students.
EKSU in a press release signed by the Head, Directorate of Information & Corporate Affairs.Bode Olofinmuagun explained that the trending news tagged “Digital Training Isonu #SAY NO TO EXTORTION” is alleging the University Management of extortion.
“It is to be clarified that the EKSU Management is not aware of the so called illegal fee and has commenced investigation to get to the root of the matter.
“For the sake of emphasis, the illegal fee is not one of the requirements for the ongoing revalidation of studentship exercise. As such, *no student* *should* *pay* the unauthorized fee.
“Students of the university should disregard the fake news and go about their normal academic activities”.
Olofinmuagun added that “Students and the general public are, through this medium, assured that the perpetrators of the fake news would face appropriate disciplinary action immediately investigation is concluded”.