FG Set to Clamp Down on Satellite Campuses – Education Minister

Must Read

We Are Working Hard To Avoid Spread Of Lassa Fever: Governors

  The Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) says states are taking precautionary measures to ensure the outbreak of Lassa fever, a...

Presidency Reacts To Report Of Us Travel Ban On Nigerians

The Presidency says a reported plan by the American Government to place visa restrictions on some African and Asian...

Amotekun: Bring Back Bakassi Boys, Ohanaeze Begs Southeast Governors

  Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Worldwide has asked governors of south east forum led by David Umahi of Ebonyi state to...

Opponents Trying To Exhume Dead Case Against Me: Gov Abiodun’s Aide

  Adebiyi Adeleye, Special Adviser on Political Matters to Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun says some political opponents are trying...

Omo-Agege Donates Sports Equipments To Secondary School In Delta

According to reports, the deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege on Wednesday donated sports equipment to St. Peters Clervers College,...
Roti
News is my life; my life is good news!

Minister_Of_Education_Ruqayyatu_RufaIEducation Minister, Prof. Ruqayyatu Rufai, has said that the Federal Government would take serious action against the activities of Nigerians operating satellite campuses.

Speaking in Kaduna, on Monday, at the consultative meeting between the Executive Secretary of the National Board for Technical Education and Rectors of Polytechnics and Provost of Colleges of Education in the country, Rufai noted that the government would soon clamp down on those operating the satellite campuses and outreach centres.

The minister accused heads of some government institutions of colluding with operators of the illegal schools, warning that henceforth, nobody would be allowed to compromise the future of Nigerians and mortgage the nation’s development: “While we desire to open access, we shall not compromise the future of Nigerians and mortgage our national development. Quality will be jealously guarded.”

Prof. Rufai then explained that government spending of huge amount in the provision of equipment, laboratories and infrastructural facilities in 51 state and federal government-owned polytechnics was in line with its four-year plan for the education sector. She pointed out that an additional N2bn had been approved for the second phase of the project.

- Advertisement -

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -