NUC Orders Closure of Varsities for 1 Month Over COVID-19 Pandemic

National Universities Commission (NUC) Directs / Orders the Closure of all Tertiary Institutions Nationwide for at-least One (1) Months to avoid the Spread of the Corona Virus (COVID-19).

The Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC) wishes to inform all Nigerian Universities Vice Chancellors that as part of measures to contain and prevent the spread of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) throughout the country, approval has been granted for the closure of all schools for a period of one (1) month commencing from Monday 23rd March, 2020.

Consequently, all Universities shall be closed for one Month as from Monday 23rd March, 2020.

Vice Chancellors are kindly requested to ensure immediate compliance.