FG Warns Against Reopening Of Universities

President Buhari
President Buhari

The Federal Ministry of Education has ordered vice-chancellors to maintain the closure of federal, state and private universities in order to keep students and university communities safe from coronavirus.

The National Universities Commission issued this order through a circular by the Director, Directorate of the Executive Secretary’s Office, Chris Maiyaki.

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Recall that NUC had, on March 19, ordered the closure of tertiary institutions for one month as part of the measures to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

In this new circular, Vice-Chancellors were advised to ignore fake news being circulated in the social media over the resumption of academic activities.


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