Reps laments high cost of legal education in Nigeria

Reps laments high cost of legal education in Nigeria
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The House of Representatives has expressed worry over the high cost of fees being collected from students by the Nigerian Law School.

It, therefore, mandated its committees on Justice; Tertiary Education and Services, and Finance to interface with the Director-General of Nigerian Law School and other stakeholders on the issue.

The move stemmed from the adoption of a motion by Rep. Mark Gbillah, who told the chamber that the increase in fees over the last couple of years was alarming.

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Also the house of representatives says it will investigate the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Federal Ministry of Finance over unpaid capital shares to the Bank of Agriculture.

This was sequel to a unanimous adoption of a motion by Rep. Femi Fayeke at the plenary in Abuja on Wednesday.

Femi Fayeke had in the motion said the CBN and the Finance Ministry were yet to remit N20 billion and N30 million, for the effective running of the bank.

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