Oyo state Commissioner for Education, Professor Daud Sangodoyin Tuesday stated that payment of West African Examination Council (WAEC) fee was not part of the state government’s free education policy.
The commissioner, in a statement he personally stated that payment of WAEC fees “is the sole responsibility of parents” in the state.
Professor Sangodoyin in the statement said that payment of WAEC fees is not part of his free education policy, and that it was the responsibility of the parents to pay the fees for their children.
According to the commissioner, payment for “external examination is not covered in the state’s policy.”
“The free education policy in Oyo state focuses on the provision of education free of all fees and levies, free learning and teaching materials, better environment for learning and improving the skills of education service providers,” he said.