Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has accused the PDP, Gubernatorial candidate, Eyitayo Jegede of blackmailing his government with tuition hike.
Akeredolu made this assertion in a debate organized by Channels Television, which had both candidates.
In the debate, Eyitayo Jegede promised to reduce the tuition fee from its present state of N130,000, if elected, while Akeredole said he was not prepared to reduce the tuition fees if the students were to be given quality education.
Governor Akeredolu said the assertion of tuition hike by PDP is an attempt to blackmail his government.
He further explained that before he arrived in the office, the state University of Medical Sciences, Ondo charged as much as N400,000, and students of the Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa paid about N150,000.