Nigeria: Why FG Put On Hold Conversion of Colleges of Education to Universities

Indications emerged on Monday why the federal

government put on hold the conversion of four

Colleges of Education to universities by the then

President Goodluck Jonathan administration.

Speaking to journalists in Abuja on the 25th

anniversary of the National Commission for

Colleges of Education (NCCE), the Executive

Secretary, Prof. Monday T. Joshua said contrary

to speculations, the federal government did not

reverse the policy.

He said, the policy was under going some form of

vetting process which was omitted at the initial

stage of the policy formulation.

“You don’t just establish institutions like that

like, it has to follow the appropriate laws,”

Joshua told journalists. DETAILS LATER