BREAKING: National Universities Commission Orders Closure of Universities

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The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has directed that all universities and inter-university centers, be closed down for students and staff to participate in the forthcoming general elections.

In a circular dated February 3, 2023, the minister, through the National Universities Commission (NUC), directs Vice Chancellors of all universities and Directors/Chief Executive Officers of all Inter-university centers, to shut down their respective institutions from Wednesday February 22, to Tuesday March 14, 2023, when the elections would have been concluded.

The circular also referred to insecurity as part of the reasons for closure of the educational institutions.

The circular sighted by was signed by Chris J. Maiyaki, Deputy Executive Secretary (Administration) on behalf of the Executive Secretary (NUC), Professor Abubakar Rasheed.

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