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