Governor Nasir Idris has approved the payment of N27,500,000 as tuition and registration fees of 38 Kebbi State indigenes at the law school.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Justice, Dr. Junaidu Bello Marshal and released to journalists in Birnin Kebbi on Monday.
The statement said 28 Bar Part II students will receive the sum of N750,000 each, while the Bar Part I students will get the sum of 650,000 each.
“His Excellency’s approval became necessary when the management of the Nigerian Law School increased the fees to N476,000 for Bar Part II and N353,00 for Bar Part I,” the statement also read.
It added that the students, through the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Dr Junaidu Bello Marshall, commended the governor for his gesture and assured his administration of their resolve to be good ambassadors of the state.