BREAKING: Tinubu appoints Jega, Olanipekun, 553 others as varsity council chairmen, members

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointments of 555 persons to serve as Chairman and members of governing councils of tertiary institutions in Nigeria.

Those who made list include Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega and former minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma.

Politics Nigeria understands that the inauguration and retreat for the chairmen and members of the governing councils of tertiary institutions will take place on Thursday, May 30 and Friday, May 31, 2024.

It would be recalled that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), had issued a two-week ultimatum to the federal government to either constitute the governing councils of universities and tertiary institutions in the country or its members will embark on strike.

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