FG orders VCs to reopen varsities, resumes lecture


The Federal Government of Nigeria has ordered the Vice-Chancellors (VCs) of Nigeria’s Public Universities to re-open schools and resume lecture for students.

The order was issued through the National Universities Commission, NUC.

In a letter signed by the Director, Finance and Accounts of the NUC, Sam Onazi, on behalf of the Executive Secretary of the commission, Professor Abubakar Rasheed, the PUNCH exclusively reports was addressed to all VCs, Pro-Chancellors and chairmen of governing councils of federal universities.

“Ensure that ASUU members immediately resume/commence lectures; Restore the daily activities and routines of the various University campuses”, the letter partly reads.

Recall that the national industrial court of Nigeria on Wednesday ordered the Academic Staff Union of Universities to call off its ongoing nationwide strike.