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In Turkey Govt offers free education to Nigerian students after failed coup

Turkish Ambassador to Nigeria has revealed that the government has offered to pay tuition of Nigerian students in affected private universities after failed coup.

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Weeks after the failed coup in Turkey, the government have offered some Nigerian students free education.

The Turkish government revealed that Nigerians, who were students  of the private universities that were closed as a result of the failed coup have been transferred to public universities and will either study for free or pay small amounts as tuition fees, Daily Trust reports.

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The new development was made known by the Turkish Ambassador to Nigeria, Hakan Cakil during a meeting with Nigeria's minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu in Abuja.

Cakil disclosed that the Turkish Deputy Director, Press, Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Bem Gong recently released a statement saying all students affected by the closure have been moved to public universities nearest to them.

The Turkish Ambassador told the minister that no Nigerian student would be allowed to suffer due to the closure.

In his response, Adamu expressed gratitude to the Turkish government for paying special attention to the well-being and safety of Nigerian students.

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