The Federal Government, through the National Universities Commission, has withdrawn its circular which ordered vice-chancellors, pro-chancellors and governing councils to re-open federal universities.
Investogist reported earlier that FG in a circular tagged NUC/ES/138/Vol.64/135, which was addressed to all vice-chancellors; pro-chancellors and chairmen of governing councils of federal universities ordered them to re-open universities.
However in another circular Monday afternoon tagged NUC/ES/138/Vol.64/136, which was also signed by the Director, Finance and Account of the NUC, Sam Onazi, the commission withdrew the order without explanation of the reason behind the withdrawal.
The letter tagged, “withdrawal of circular NUC/ES/138/Vol.64/135 dated September 23, 2022” 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“Consequently, the said circular stands withdrawn.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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