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Nigerian govt inaugurates governing councils of 13 universities

The federal government has inaugurated the governing councils of 13 federal universities.

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, during the inauguration in Abuja on Monday, charged the appointees to foster harmonious relationships.

Adamu told them to respect the rule of law in the discharge of their duties and in the appointment of their officers.

He advised them to block loopholes and create ideas that would shore up the Internally Generated Revenue of the universities.

“You will have to block the loopholes where the IGR slides away,” he said.

Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Abubakar Rasheed, said the inauguration marked the beginning of a new phase in the introduction of the first 12 specialized universities.

The institutions with new council members are Federal University, Lokoja Kogi; Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa; Federal University Kashere, Gombe; and Federal University, Wukari, Taraba.

Federal University, Dutsinma, Katsina; Federal University, Jigawa; Ndufo Alike University, Ebonyi; Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti; and Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa.

Others are Federal University, Birnin Kebbi; Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara; Federal University, Gashua, Yobe; and Federal University of Health Sciences.



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