The Federal Government (FG), through the National Universities Commission (NUC), on Monday afternoon withdrew a circular directing the reopening of federal public universities.
The directive was given to Vice-Chancellors, Pro-Chancellors and Governing Councils to re-open Federal Universities.
The government had in 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.
The circular was signed by the Director, Finance and Account of the NUC, Sam Onazi, on behalf of the Executive Secretary of the commission, Prof Abubakar Rasheed.
However, in another circular tagged NUC/ES/138/Vol.64/136 which was also signed by the Director, finance and account of the NUC, Onazi, the commission withdrew the order.