Ex-UNILAG DVC urges FG to scrap NUC

[caption id="attachment_7723" align="alignleft" width="300"] National-University-Commission[/caption] TVC E, NEWS - A former Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Laide Abbas, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to scrap the National Universities Commission and outlaw the governing councils of universities. Describing NUC as an aberration, Abbas said that in his over two decades of working as a university administrator, he had never come across an establishment like the NUC in advanced countries. Abbas, who spoke at an award ceremony organised by The Wings Schools, in Iwo, on Saturday, lamented the dearth of role models in the country. The Professor of Computer Science said that the lack of role models had affected the development of Nigerian youths. He also said that the composition of many governing councils of universities nationwide had been replete with unworthy personalities. [caption id="attachment_7724" align="alignleft" width="300"] Prof. Julius Okojie, NUC Sec. General[/caption] Recounting the story of the birth of the NUC, Abbas said the commission...

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