National Universities Commission Direct Universities To Shut Down For 2023 General Election 


By Ikugbadi Oluwasegun 

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has issued a directive requesting public universities to suspend academic activities for the upcoming general election.

This was made know in a circular signed by Chris J. Maiyaki the deputy executive secretary administration. 

Vice-Chancellors, as well as director/chief executives of inter-University centres are by this circular requested shut down their respective institutions from Wednesday 22nd of February to Tuesday 14th of March 2023.

The minister of education, Mallam Adamu Adamu expressed concern over the safety of staff, students and properties of our respective institutions. 

The decision to closed the Universities was reach after proper consultations with the relevant security agencies.

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