NUC Calls On University VC’s Not To Allow Large Crowds

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The National Universities Commission has called on Vice-Chancellors of universities not to allow any form of academic activities involving large crowds to be organized or hosted on their campuses.

National Universities Commission, in a circular signed by Chris Maiyaki, Deputy Executive Secretary Administration, said classrooms, hostel accommodation, conferences and seminars should be suspended.

Dandal Kura Radio International reports that ASUU had suspended its nine months strike after reaching an agreement with the federal government.

It further directed that universities should remain closed during this intervening period, pending further directives by Federal Government on the reopening of schools.

Vice-Chancellors are to please note that the directive is part of the measures approved by President to mitigate the second wave of Coronavirus infections in the country.

Following a resurgence in the number of COVID-19 reported cases, the Federal Government, had on Tuesday, and issued a circular directing Officers on Grade Level 12 and below to stay at home for a period of five weeks, effective from Wednesday, 23rd December 2020.

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