FG Withdraws Order For VCs to Reopen Schools

By Daily Report Nigeria
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The Federal Government, has withdrawn its order for vice-chancellors, pro-chancellors and governing councils to re-open federal universities across the country.

The government had through the National Universities Commission, given the order through a circular on Monday morning.

The circular tagged NUC/ES/138/Vol.64/135, was addressed to all vice-chancellors; pro-chancellors and chairmen of governing councils of federal universities, ordering them to re-open universities.

However, in a follow up circular numbered NUC/ES/138/Vol.64/136, and signed by the Director, Finance and Account of the NUC, Sam Onazi, the commission withdrew its earlier order.

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Though, the commission did not give reasons for the new circular, the letter 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“Consequently, the said circular stands withdrawn.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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