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Tinubu says student loan will kick off in January 2024



President Bola Tinubu has revealed that the new Students Loan Programme of the Federal Government will begin in January 2024.

The President  divulged this while speaking at the 29th edition of the annual Nigerian Economic Summit organized by the Nigerian Economic Summit Group(NESG) at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja on Monday.

He guaranteed that the era of industrial actions in the nation’s academic environment has come to an end.

Tinubu said, “By January 2024, the new Students Loan Programme must commence. To the future of our children and students, we are saying no more strikes.

“There must be consumer credit, the scheme will have to come into effect as soon as possible. I thank my team and my colleagues for building this programme, and developing it now. 

“We cannot talk about anti-corruption when you have to look for cash to buy a car when there’s no mortgage for homeownership,” he said.

He emphasized the need to immediately initiate a sustainable credit scheme, which, according to him, will aid an effective anti-corruption campaign.

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