The Institution new schedule is expected to see Non-indigenes of the institution pay a higher 59 percent higher than indigenous students.
Meanwhile, non-indigenous students studying medicine in the pre-clinical year are to pay N2.245 million per session while indigenous students are to pay N1.320 million per session.
This new development has been met with several criticisms and knocks from Students and Parents but the Institution has said it isn’t going back on the latest development.
Addressing the latest development, Vice-chancellor of the Institution, Prof Adesegun Fatusi has disclosed that there was no going back on the new fees schedule adding that the new fees schedule was for the new students being admitted into the Institution while also confirming the Institution readinesss to offering quality education, he said;
The parents have an option. It is not compulsory for their children to study here. Other medical schools are available.
“We run this school almost free of tuition fees. This school is a specialised school and we cannot continue with the previous fees,” Fatusi said.
Meanwhile the opposition party in the State, PDP has accused the sitting Governor, Mr Akeredolu of the incessant rise in the institution fees while appealing to the Governor and the APC- led Government to wear a human face in taking decisions with matters regarding the well- being of the future leaders.