President of Liberia, George Oppong Weah, has announced that the University of Liberia is now tuition free for all undergraduates.
According to him, undergrad students in the country will also be able to have access to free tuition in all other Public Universities in the country.
President Weah made the announcement of the new policy in a Facebook post on Wednesday.
He had earlier visited the University of Liberia, before announcing the free tuition policy in all public universities.
“Today, I'm excited to announce that I have declared the University of Liberia and all other Public Universities in Liberia tuition free for all undergraduates,” the Liberian president wrote.
President Weah became Liberia’s president after winning the general elections last year against the Unity Party’s Joseph Boakai.
He was subsequently sworn in on 22 January 2018, making him the 4th youngest serving president in Africa.
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