Benue State University Students Owing N1.82b – VC
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Benue State University (BSU) students are owing the institution an accumulated sum of N1.82 billion over the years occasioned by their refusal to pay fees.
Vice-Chancellor of BSU, Professor Tor Iorapuu, made the disclosure on Monday while speaking with journalists in Makurdi. Iorapuu explained that the amount was accumulated between 2010 and 2019.
He noted that within the short period of time he had assumed duties as head of the school, the management’s had been insisting on doing the right thing, leading to some remarkable achievements.
“We met a lot of rot in the institution. These few months we insisted on doing the right thing, we have achieved remarkable improvements.
“We have a population of 24,135 students and out of this number, 19,818 are now registered representing 82 per cent.
“This had not been achieved in a very long time. “997 paid but did not register, representing four per cent which includes some 300 and 400 level students while about 3,320 students have not paid at all and have been attending lectures, representing 13 per cent of the population.