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Lobbyist group, Economic Fighters League (EFL) has joined hands with worried tertiary students throughout the nation to oppose recent fees hikes.
A statement released by the organization and also signed by its Head of Students Command, Arimiyaw Wusama on Sunday, 11 October 2020, condemned the decision by the management of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) and also University of Ghana, Legon to raise fees, saying the situation is not conducive for such increase.
The League highlighted the need completely free accessibility to tertiary education to assist sustainable growth, while attracting government to broaden framework and funding to tertiary establishments.
“#TertiaryFeesMustFall, we mean every qualified senior high school graduate must have access to free and available tertiary education, and for the avoidance of doubt, we call on government to increase infrastructure and funding to the tertiary institutions,” the statement said.
A student association called the Concerned Tertiary Students of GIJ (CTSG) on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 took to social media to express their disappointment on the management of the Ghana Institute of Journalism decision to increase fees by 5% for the 2020/2021 academic year.
Here is the full statement of the Economic Fighters League:
Source: Ghana Waves