Federal Government has revoked its earlier circular, which ordered vice-chancellors, pro chancellors, and governing councils to reopen federal universities. This circular was withdrawn through the National University Commission on Monday.
Recall that a circular tagged NUC/ES/138/ Vol 64/135 was addressed to all vice-chancellors, pro chancellors, and governing councils to reopen universities.
However, in another circular tagged NUC/ES/138/Vol.64/135, the commission withdrew the resumption order without a reason. The circular was signed by NUC Director of Finance and Account Sam Onazi.
The circular titled, “Withdrawal of circular NUC/ES/138/Vol.64/135 dated September 23, 2022,” read, “I have been directed to withdraw the National Universities Commission Circular Ref: NUC/ES/138/Vol.64/135, dated September 23, 2022, on the above subject.
“Consequently, the said circular stands withdrawn. All pro-chancellors and chairpersons of governing councils, as well as vice-chancellors of federal universities, are to take note. Further development and information would be communicated to all relevant stakeholders.”