Federal Government Shut Down all Nigerian Polytechnics for 2023 General Elections

Latest confirm report reaching our news desk today, is that the Nigerian federal government has ordered the closure of all Nigerian polytechnics, because of the forthcoming general election scheduled to begin in 12 days.

This information was given by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, barely a week after the National Universities Commission (NUC) ordered the closure of all Nigerian universities until after the forthcoming general elections.

Adamu Adamu, disclosed that all academic activities in Polytechnics should be halted between the 22nd of February and March 14th. Idris Bugaje, Executive Secretary of the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), was asked to convey the directive to rectors and provosts of all polytechnics operating in the country.

The directive given by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu read:

In view of concerns expressed on the security of staff, students, and properties of our respective institutions, the minister of education, Adamu Adamu, has, following extensive consultations with the relevant security agencies, directed that all polytechnics be shut down.

This means that all academic activities should be suspended between Wednesday, Febuary 22nd, and Tuesday, March 14, 2023.

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