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VIDEO: 1.2m Students In Federal Institutions To Benefit From Student Loan –NELFUND

The student loan scheme portal will go live on Friday, May 24, 2024.


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The Nigeria Education Loan Fund (NELFUND) says 1.2 million students from federal institutions will benefit from the pilot phase of the student loan scheme. 

NELFUND’s Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer  Akintunde Sawyerr said this in Abuja on Monday during a pre-application sensitisation press conference.

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“We have 1.2 million students in Nigeria today in Federal Government-owned tertiary institutions,” he said at the event.

“1.2 million is the maximum we can accommodate at the federal level. There might be opportunities to increase capacity but will work now with available spaces.”

According to him, measures have been put in place to ensure a smooth take-off of the scheme.

The student loan scheme portal will go live on Friday, May 24, 2024.