Kwara: Principals In Trouble For Collecting Illegal Fees From Students

Kwara State government has descended on some principals fingered to be collecting illegal fees not officially approved by the state government from students.

This follows reports by some parents to the state Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development headquarters in Ilorin.

The principals allegedly collected illegal fees apart from the approved Parents Teachers Association, PTA, government charges.

They have been queried to serve as deterrent to those still in the act of collecting the illegal fees from students.

The state Commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development, Hajia Sa’adatu Modibbo Kawu, disclosed this at an emergency meeting at the ministry’s headquarters with some principals fingered in the collection of the illegal fees.

“Some parents had reported to the ministry, that some principals were charging above the approved PTA levies and also collecting items not approved during the education stakeholders meeting,” she stated.

Hajia Modibbo Kawu warned that the administration would not fold its arms and allow saboteurs to blackmail or sabotage reforms of Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq’s led administration in the state.

Schools fingered include UBE Ita Ayisa, UBE Olulande, United Secondary School, Taiwo Isale, United UBE, Taiwo Isale and Oke-Aluko Junior and Senior Secondary School, in Ilorin metropolis.

Others are, UBE Ganmo, Senior Secondary School, Ganmo and Senior Secondary School, Amoyo, in Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara state.


  1. This government wants the best in education for every kwaran Mr and Mrs principals dont frustrate the effort of the government and dont discourage parents from sending their children. to school There a always reward for doing the right thing What ever your sow in the life of others you will surely reap if not today certainly tomorrow. We live in a state of harmony, we want to add excellent to it. because 99.9% of both private and public school children in this state must produce excellent result.