Federal Government withdraws order to reopen universities

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The federal government has withdrawn its order to vice-chancellors, pro-chancellors and governing councils to re-open federal universities in the country.

 

The Federal Government had through the National Universities Commission, in a circular tagged NUC/ES/138/Vol.64/135 and addressed to all vice-chancellors; pro-chancellors and chairmen of governing councils of federal universities ordered the reopening of universities.

 

 

Punch reported that why the withdrawal was made wasn’t disclosed. The circular partly read;

 

 

“I have been directed to withdraw the NUC Circular Ref: NUC/ES/138/Vol.64/135, and dated September 23, 2022 on the above

subject.

 

“Consequently, the said circular stands withdrawn. All pro-chancellors and chairmen of governing councils, as well as vice-chancellors of federal universities are to please note. Further development and information would be communicated to all relevant stakeholders.

 

“Please accept the assurances of the Executive Secretary’s warmest regards”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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