Tinubu: NOUN graduates can now participate in NYSC, Law School


President Bola Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu has ordered that graduates of the National Open University (NOUN) be allowed to participate in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).

He also said that law graduates of NOUN will now be allowed to participate in Law School in the country.

The president spoke during his presentation at the 13th convocation ceremony of NOUN on Saturday, at the university’s Convocation Arena, Jabi, Abuja.

The Punch reports that Tinubu gave the new directive through the Deputy Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission, Biodun Saliu, who represented him at the convocation.

According to Tinubu, with the changing demographics of the great nation, the government has recognised the importance of allowing NOUN graduates to participate in the NYSC scheme.

He added that the doors of the Law School are now open to the graduates, ensuring equal opportunities for all.

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Tinubu said any remaining concerns or uncertainties should be promptly addressed by the Federal Ministry of Education.

He said government would continue to do this in order to improve quality, access, and affordability.

“Government is, therefore, committed through the Federal Ministry of Education and the NUC to provide the enabling environment to ensure a good delivery of this mode of education in Nigeria,” Tinubu stated.




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