The Executive Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has abolished the payment of N500 examination fee in all secondary schools across the state.
Mrs. Ololade Agboola, Head of Service of the state made the disclosure, urging principals in secondary schools to comply with the free education policy of the State Government.
The Head of Service made this known while speaking during a meeting of the Permanent Secretary School administration with public secondary school principals which was held at Comprehensive High School Oke-Bola Ibadan.
She urged the principals and teachers to comply with the education policy of the present administration of the state.
Agboola stated that the N500 examination fee across secondary schools in the state has been abolished, warning that no principal should send students away from the school based on the payment.
“I have the directive of His Excellency, Governor Seyi Makinde to discuss with you today, the school principals on how we can move the secondary school education forward in Oyo State.
”The present administration of Gov. Seyi Makinde has put an end to the Education Development Levy for all secondary school students, declaring it as illegal,” she stated.
She appealed to teachers to always stay in their duty posts, saying that the present administration will not tolerate lateness and absenteeism in the school.