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The leadership of the National Union of Ghanaian Students in Russia has asked students on government scholarship complaining about the delay in the payment of their stipends to exercise restraint .
The students have been complaining about financial distress due to the government’s inability to pay their stipends on time.
Some of them have complained about difficulties in living in the country due to the lack of funds, the NUGS in Russia explained that the sanctions put on Russia by the United Kingdom due to the current war with Ukraine has made it impossible for government to send them their stipends immediately.
The President of the National Union of Ghanaian Students in Russia, Kodwo Pobee in an interview said government has assured them that it is exploring other options to get their stipends paid.