NELFUND Visits NSUK VC, Seeks Advocacy For Students Loan Scheme

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The Nigeria Education Loan Fund NELFUND and intervention agency established to allow access to students for loans to fund their educational pursuits has sought the support of the management of the University in the area of advocacy and sensitisation on the importance and benefits that students in the University stand to gain from the fund.
These and other areas of interest formed the basis of discussion when the Executive Director Operations of the Organisation Mustapha Iyal paid a courtesy call on the Vice-Chancellor of the University on Tuesday 4th June 2024.
Mr. Iyal stated that he was in the University to seek the collaboration of the management in the area of sensitisation of students to key into the program as it holds a lot of benefits for students. He noted that loan program is open to both students of Federal and State Tertiary institutions.
In her remarks, Vice-Chancellor of Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Professor Sa’adatu Hassan Liman lauded President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for establishing the fund noting that it will open access to education to every citizen of Nigeria as the issue of finances to pay for tuition and other payments will no longer be an issue. She assured the Director of Operations of NELFUND of the University’s readiness to partner with the organisation and sensitise students of the University on the importance to key into the program.
The Nigeria Education Loan Fund NELFUND is a financial assistance program designed to support Nigerian students pursuing higher education.
This interest-free loan scheme provides funding for various expenses, including tuition fees, accommodation, and living expenses, thereby alleviating the financial burden on students. By providing access to affordable funding, NELFUND aims to increase accessibility and affordability of higher education for Nigerian students, enabling them to focus on their academic pursuits without undue financial stress.