The Nigerian authorities has stated no choice has been taken on the reopening of tertiary establishments within the nation.
Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, the Minister of State for Schooling disclosed this in the course of the each day briefing of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 in Abuja.
Nwajiuba, nevertheless, stated universities would want to get clearance and procedures from the Nationwide Universities Fee (NUC) earlier than reopening.
The minister additionally disclosed that the federal government was reviewing the rules relating to the reopening of universities throughout the nation.
“However on the tertiary degree, that steering may even be executed in collaboration with the Nationwide Universities Fee so that it’ll give clearance that we’re glad along with your efficiency with reference to the rule of thumb.
“What we’re doing is that we’re decreasing this entire gamut of paperwork into some measurable steps in direction of reopening. What meaning is that the governing council of every establishment will then evaluate the rule of thumb and benchmark it,” he stated.