Yobe varsity waives registration fees for 23 students with disabilities
By Matthew ELOYI
The Yobe State University, Damaturu has granted registration fee waiver to 23 students living with disabilities.
The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Mala Daura disclosed this in a statement issued by the University Deputy Registrar, Information, Hajiya Uwani Mamudo, on Friday.
He said the support was in fulfillment of the promise he made to the students shortly after he became the Vice-Chancellor.
According to him, the university management will ensure that students with special needs enjoy all available privileges to pursue their career choices.
Daura directed the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academics, Dr. Mohammad Lawan, to liaise with Sub Dean, Faculty of Arts and Education, Dr. Sheriff Garba to ensure that challenges peculiar to the students were properly addressed.
He charged the students to encourage other persons living with disabilities to seek knowledge to live a good life, saying “there is ability in every disability.”