Visitation Panels Appointed for Federal Universities

Visitation panels have been approved for Nigerian federal universities. This is line with the requirement of the laws setting up the universities, that the Visitor should send a panel to look at the manner of governance of the universities every five years.

The panels have since been inaugurated.

According to the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC) Professor Abubakar Rasheed: “The report will cover a period between 2011 and 2015 and from 2016 to 2020.”

Panel members are supposed to be women and men of integrity, but the test of this integrity is usually seen in the outcome of the exercise in each university.

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