As schools in Ogun State get ready to resume academics for the 2019/2020 session,  parents and guardians of students in Public Secondary Schools/Technical Colleges have been put on notice for  compulsory  payment of parents teachers association donation of N3,700.
A circular  with reference number EDU. 655/5, dated 27th August, issued by the Ogun State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (Department of Secondary Education) stated that the  donation had the approval of the  state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, based on the request of the PTA.
The donations are stated below:

Computer                                                          N500 Termly

PTA Levy                                                            N600 

TermlySports/Jet/Lit                                                    N300 (Termly)

Insurance                                                          N500(Once per session)

School materials(Caps, badges, Berets etcNew intakes only.)    N1500

File jacket (For new intakes only)                  N300

The circular signed by  Director of Education (Secondary) Akonsolu M.I. on behalf of Permanent Secretary in the ministry  states: 
”You are also enjoined to adhere strictly with the content of this circular as the state government has zero tolerance to collection of unapproved fees in all public secondary schools/technical colleges” the circular directed.
Meanwhile, the directive  has generated unfavorably reactions from parents wondering why a new administration that is yet to constitute its cabinet is asking for donation from parents and guardians.

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