The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), on Monday donated a 30-seater brand new Toyoto Coaster bus to the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) to ease their movement,leadership report.

Presenting the bus, the Executive Secretary of TETFund, Arch. Sonny Echono said it is also designing interventions to address students hostel challenges and others.

The meeting, Echono said was in continuation of its dialogue with stakeholders hence students are at the center of education issues.

While stressing the need for equipping students with skills and rights support, Echono noted that TETFund would like the students to be its eye in various institutions, reporting erring contractors to ensure transparency in the system.

“We want to be able to identify on each campus a contact person that will be able to checkmate our projects so that we can have a first hand information, even before sending our team there.

“We are doing several engagement with other stakeholders. So, going forward, this will make our monitoring process more transparent.”

Responding, NANS President, Usman Barambu assured the board that it will put thorough checks across campuses to ensure that contractors who handle TETFund projects carry out such projects.

The student body commended the board for donating a 30-seater coaster bus to them, following their request.

“We are here to thank you and encourage the entire management to do more and more for Nigerian students.”


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