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Elections 2023: NUC Orders Closure Of Varsities

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Universities nationwide must close, per a directive from the National Universities Commission (NUC), so that students can vote in the general elections on February 25 and March 11.

The NUC added that the instruction is based on the directive of the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, in a letter sent to the vice chancellors of all universities and the directors of inter-university centers.

Varsities are required to stop all academic work on February 22 and March 14 so that students can take part in the voting.

The 2023 General Elections have been scheduled to take place on Saturday, February 25, 2023, for the Presidential and National Assembly, and on Saturday, March 11, 2023, for the Gubernatorial and State Assembly, respectively, as Vice-Chancellors of all Universities and Directors/Chief Executives of Inter-University Centers are well aware, according to a portion of the letter.

The Honourable Minister of Education, Mal. Adama Adamu, has ordered that all universities and inter-university centers be closed and academic activities be suspended between February 22 and March 14, 2023, in light of the aforementioned and concerns expressed about the security of staff, students, and property of our respective institutions.

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