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“My 1st Term School Fees Was N40”: Man Shares Receipt of School Fees, Raises Mixed Reactions

Cursory: A Nigerian man, Sir Jarus, has shared a post on Twitter revealing how affordable his school fees were while growing up.

A Nigerian man identified as Sir Jarus has shared a rundown of the estimated amount he spent on school fees all through his academic journey.

According to him, he paid the sum of N40 as school fees when he was in JSS 1 in the year 1994.

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After getting admission into Obafemi Awolowo University, he paid the sum of N1,090 in his 100 level at the university for both tuition and accommodation in the year 2001.

According to Jarus he spent about N15,000 in his final year at the university and a total of N200,000 on his education from the primary level through the tertiary institution.

He wrote: “My 1st term JSS 1 school fee was N40 (Forty Naira) in 1994. Paid N1,090 (One thousand and ninety Naira) for school and accommodation fees in 100L in university in 2001. “Paid 15k or so in final year. All money spent on my education from primary school thru university < N200k.

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See netizens reactions:

@KalimatSuleman added: “Now they want to take this one benefit away from Nigerian students and impose a ‘saner climes’-like student loan after increasing the fees out of reach of majority and cutting tertiary education funding.”

@yemileel said: “Highly subsidized sir.”

@segun_are said: “Education no be scam. Invested less than 200k but reaping in hundred folds.”

@sharperleinado said: “Nigeria has, and is still good to many of us. We’ve all benefited in one way or the other.”

@VOluwayemi commented: “I believe despite the cheapness of your education this didn’t mean that your parents had it so easy paying the fees during your days at school. My university education in Ìfẹ didn’t cost 50k throughout either. It’s free education, public school, for my primary and secondary

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