FG Increases Unity Colleges fees from 45,000 to 100,000

Binta Abdulkadir

The  Tinubu led government has increased school fees for Federal Government Colleges (FGCs), also known as Federal Unity Colleges from ₦45,000 to ₦100,000 which represents a 122.2% increase.

This was contained in a letter released by the Federal Ministry of Education through the director of Senior Secondary School department in Abuja  with reference number ADF/120/DSSE/I, dated 25th May 2023 & addressed to all principals of Federal Unity Colleges.

According to the circular entitled “Approved fees/ charges for Federal Unity Colleges (1st Term) for new students,” signed by the Director of Senior Secondary Education, Hajia Binta Abdulkadir, new students are expected to part with ₦100,000 instead of the previous ₦45,000.

The latest fees/charge increment will affect virtually all aspects & activities of the school, including tuition & boarding fees, uniforms, textbooks, deposit, exercise books, prospectus, caution fees etc.