On Wednesday, President Bola Tinubu signed the Student Loan Appropriation into law, expressing gratitude to the National Assembly members for their prompt handling of the bill, All Nigeria Latest News reports.

Tinubu while speaking after signing the bill at the Presidential Villa, Abuja said his administration is determined to ensure that education is given its pride of place and the attention necessary including skills development programmes.

He said, “I have just signed a bill proclaiming the student loan effectively. First of all, I must thank members of the National Assembly for their expeditious handling of this bill considering the children of Nigeria, that education is the tool to fight against poverty effectively.

“We are determined to ensure that education is given the proper attention necessary for the country including skills development programmes.

“This is to ensure that no one, no matter how poor their background is, is excluded from quality education and opportunity to build their future.”

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