Sunday, February 5, 2023

ASUU: NUC Makes U-Turn On Resumption Order

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The Federal Government, through the National Universities Commission, Monday afternoon, withdrew its circular which ordered vice-chancellors, pro-chancellors, and governing councils to re-open federal universities.


The commission earlier on Monday issued a circular tagged NUC/ES/138/Vol.64/135, addressed to all vice-chancellors; pro-chancellors, and chairmen of governing councils of federal universities ordering them to re-open universities.

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But in another circular tagged NUC/ES/138/Vol.64/136, which was also signed by the Director, Finance, and Account of the NUC, Sam Onazi, the commission withdrew the 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 commission Circular Ref: NUC/ES/138/Vol.64/135, and dated September 23, 2022 on the above subject.

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“Consequently, the said circular stands withdrawn.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”

This is one of the longest-running ASUU strike in the history of the country, and Nigerians are asking questions about the next line of action.

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