NELFUND expands student loan access to 12 more state-owned institutions

The Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND) has announced the inclusion of twelve additional state government-owned tertiary institutions to its student loan application portal, marking a significant expansion of the scheme.

This disclosure was contained in a statement signed by NELFUND’s Head, Media and Public Relations, Nasir Ayitogo.

According to the statement, the development follows the successful submission and verification of required data by these institutions.

With this latest addition, NELFUND revealed the total number of participating state-owned tertiary institutions has increased from 36 to 48. However, data from 121 institutions are still pending.

During a courtesy visit to Governor Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adeleke of Osun State in Oshogbo on Tuesday, NELFUND Managing Director Mr. Akintunde Sawyerr expressed gratitude to all institutions that have submitted their data.

He gave special recognition to Governor Adeleke for his exemplary leadership in facilitating this process.

NELFUND urged institutions that have not yet submitted their students’ data to the Student Verification Portal (SVS) to do so promptly, enabling their students to benefit from the loan scheme.

It added that the fund called on states whose data have been captured and uploaded to sensitize their students to apply, thereby providing financial relief to struggling students and ensuring guaranteed revenue for the institutions.

Students from the newly onboarded institutions can now apply for loans by visiting The newly included institutions are:

  1. Abia State Polytechnic
  2. Benue State University, Makurdi
  3. College of Education, Waka-Biu
  4. University of Medical and Applied Sciences, Enugu State
  5. Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology, Wudil, Kano State
  6. Kwara Polytechnic
  7. Lagos State University of Science and Technology
  8. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State
  9. Olabisi Onabanjo University
  10. Abraham Adesanya Polytechnic
  11. Taraba State Polytechnic
  12. Yobe State University

Previously participating state-owned institutions include:

  1. Adamawa State University, Mubi
  2. Ramat Polytechnic, Maiduguri
  3. Borno State University
  4. Mohammet Lawan College of Agriculture, Borno State
  5. Edo State University, Uzairue
  6. Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
  7. Gombe State University
  8. Kingsley Ozumba Mbadiwe University, Imo State
  9. Imo State University of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Umuagwo
  10. Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria
  11. Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano
  12. Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina
  13. Katsina State Institute of Technology and Management
  14. Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero
  15. Confluence University of Science and Technology, Kogi state
  16. Lagos state university of education
  17. Lagos State University
  18. Nasarawa State University, Keffi
  19. Tai Solarin University of Education, Ogun state
  20. University of Medical Sciences, Ondo
  21. Osun State University
  23. GTC, ARA Osun State
  24. GTC, GBONGAN Osun State
  25. GTC, IJEBU-JESA Osun State
  26. GTC, ILE-IFE Osun State
  27. GTC, INISA Osun State
  28. GTC, IWO Osun State
  29. GTC,OSU Osun State
  30. GTC, OTAN AYEGBAJU Osun State
  34. Taraba State University, Jalingo
  35. Umar Suleiman College of Education, Gashua, Yobe State
  36. Zamfara State University, Talata Mafara

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