NUC approves closure of all universities In Nigeria over Coronavirus


BEVERLY HILLS, March 20, (THEWILL) – The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the closure of all universities in the country in response to the threat of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

This was disclosed in a circular signed by the commission’s Deputy Executive Secretary (Academics), Dr Suleiman Ramon-Yusuf, on behalf of the Executive Secretary, on Friday.

It said Vice-Chancellors should ensure the closure of the schools from Monday, March 23,

“All Universities shall be closed for one month as from Monday 23rd March, 2020.

“Vice-Chancellors are kindly requested to ensure immediate compliance,” the circular read in part

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