The Abia State House of Assembly has recommended the downward review of fees charged students of the school.
This is contained in the report of the House Committee on Education on indiscriminate increase in Fees/levies by the university.
Presenting the Report on Tuesday during Plenary,the Chairman of the Abia State House of Assembly Committee On Education, Hon Thomas Nkoro said the Wage of Bill of ABSU is 260 Million while the Subvention from the State Government Monthly is N100 Million
He however stated that the Institution has not received the Subvention for some Months Now.
The committee therefore recommended the Management of ABSU review downwards the fees paid by Students.
The committee also recommended that the State Government ensures that Funds appropriated to the Institution are released at when due.
The chairman therefore Proceeded to lay the Report on the Table.
The Leader of the House Hon. Solomon Akpulonu Moved that the House adopts the Report as a Working Document of the House, the Minority Leader Seconded the Motion while the House Members responded in the Affirmative when the Speaker Rt. Hon. Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji put the Motion into Vote.
The Committees Report was Subsequently committed to the House of Assembly Committee of the whole for further Legislative Action.
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