The leadership of AAMUSTED Local NUGS has expressed concern about the delay in the disbursement of the loan to students and the opening of the portal for new registration.
In a release signed by the local NUGS president, Effah Kweku Tabiri F. states that this delayance has had effects on the students making some stop schooling, others deferring their course, and the inability of some students to secure accommodation.
he further pleaded to the government to make everything humanly possible to address these concerns.
Read the full statement below:
AKENTEN APPIAH-MENKA UNIVERSITY OF SKILLS TRAINING AND ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT (AAMUSTED)
STUDENT’S LOAN DELAYANCE, A DILEMMA TO THE STUDENTS’ BODY
We would like to draw the attention of the media and the general public to the happenings of students’ loan brawl on the AAMUSTED campus.
Consistent delay in paying off the student loan and opening of the portal for new registration has brought so many catastrophes to some of the Students.
Unreadiness on the part of the government to credit students who applied for the loan before the covid-19 and even this semester has brought a halt to our studies.
To the new entrant, no clear cut as to whether we are using the Ghana Card or the old system (Guarantor model).
EFFECTS OF THE DELAY IN PAYMENT
1. Academics is greatly affected as students owe fees; not forgetting that the end-of-semester examination is imminent.
2. Some of the continuing students have even deferred their course.
3. Some of the level 100 students have stopped schooling.
4. Some students were unable to rent a place for academic purposes, therefore, has no resting place.
A PLEA TO GOVERNMENT
Students are grieved about the government’s unpreparedness to reduce school fees and accommodation fees during this pandemic season. We are of the firm believe that the government will do everything humanly possible to resolve this menace.
THE WAY FORWARD
We are using this communique to plead to the government on behalf of the students of AAMUSTED so that the previous year’s and this semester’s beneficiaries as well as opening the portal for the new entrants is successfully executed.
EFFAH KWEKU TABIRI F.
LOCAL NUGS PRESIDENT