The Federal Government, has backpedalled and withdrawn its circular which ordered vice-chancellors, pro-chancellors and governing councils to re-open federal universities.
In a new circular issued through the National Universities Commission, NUC, the Federal Government noted that the said circular stands withdrawn.
The circular tagged NUC/ES/138/Vol.64/136 also signed by the Director, Finance and Account of the NUC, Sam Onazi revealed that the commission withdrew its earlier order.
Though it did not explain why, 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“Consequently, the said circular stands withdrawn.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”
TheNewsGuru.com, (TNG) had reported earlier that a 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.