Pro-chancellors want private universities opened

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Pro-chancellors want private universities opened

The Committee of Pro Chancellors of Private Universities (CPCPU) in Nigeria, have pleaded with the federal government to reopen the 78 private universities in the country.

These universities have been closed alongside other educational institutions in Nigeria since March 23 due to the spread of COVID-19 pandemic disease in the country.

In a communiqué issued at the end of its emergency virtual meeting of July 25, the CPCPU made it abundantly clear that private universities are ready to reopen having put in place all the necessary requirements and protocols specified by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to ensure a safe and secure campus.

“We are prepared to open in phases, first with the graduating students, and probably with the first year students,” the communiqué said.

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