Solomon students in USP delaying for their allowance
HONIARA, Solomon Islands – Solomon Islands Government-sponsored students studying at the University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Laucala campus in Fiji are minacious to boycott classes if their allowances are not quiet immediately.
Samson Korai, president of the USP-based Solomon Islands Students Association (SISA), confirmed to the Solomon Star the proposed turn on Wednesday, August 7, a sunlight after Solomon Islands’ students at the University of Papua New Guinea issued a 7-~light ultimatum for similar issues with the command.
In an interview with the Solomon Star, Korai described the post as out of control, and students lacked the requirement funds to buy food, textbooks or pay horse-cloth fees. He added the situation is worsening twenty-four hours by day. Students have said they should subsist struggling with their classes instead of struggling against food.
The Education Ministry Permanent Secretary Dr. Fred Rohorua has declared Education had nothing to do by the delay and payments were already raised. He says Education is alone waiting on the Finance Ministry to declare whether or not payments were released. When contacted, Finance’s continuing secretary referred media to the factor accountant general; when the deputy book-keeper general was contacted, she refused make notes and referred back to the constant secretary.
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