Government of Sierra Leone Pays Over NLe53 Million for Tuition Fees

The Government of Sierra Leone through the Ministry of Finance has announced the payment of NLe53,521,960 as tuition fees for pupils in pre-primary primary, junior and senior secondary schools in government and government-assisted schools for the first term of the 2022/2023 academic year.

The Ministry made this announcement in a public notice issued today, Thursday 8 December 2022.

“The General Public is hereby informed that the Ministry of Finance, in collaboration with the Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education (MBSSE) has paid the sum of NLe53,521,960 as tuition fees for 2,206,137 pupils in 7,625 Government and Government- Assisted Pre-Primary, Primary, Junior and Senior Secondary Schools for the first term of the 2022/2023 academic year,” the Ministry stated.

The Ministry further informed the public that these payments have been made directly into the bank accounts of beneficiary schools based on the approved school list and enrollment data submitted by the Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education (MBSSE).

“Government restates its commitment to the full implementation of its flagship programme; Free Quality Education (FQE),” they added.

Below is the notice with full details of the payments:

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