Govt to continue policy on new varsities
THE Federal Government will continue to license private universities that meet laid down requirements for the creation of access to quality tertiary education in the country, supervising Minister of Education, Mr. Nyesom Wike has said.
Wike, who spoke when he received the management of Nigerian-Turkish Nile University in audience yesterday, pledged that the Federal Government would continue to collaborate with international agencies to develop university education.
He noted that the framework established by the Jonathan administration through the National Universities Commission has given rise to quality international and local private universities across the nation.
Wike said: “We are happy that the Nigerian-Turkish Nile University has played a key role in the development of university education in the country.
“We shall continue to partner with your government and other key development agencies in Nigeria to develop our university education.”