the decision of the Federal Government to scrap the post-Unified
Tertiary Matriculation Examination (POST UTME).
of education in Nigeria, “the union also said the decision undermined
the autonomy and powers of universities’ Senate as the highest
policy-making body on academic matters, particularly admission of
students and award of degrees.
added that the Federal Government did not consult the union on the
matter.He said, “The cancellation of post-UTME to us portends a serious
danger for the quality of education in this country.
potentially harmful to the future of Nigerian’s education system. We
call on the government to rescind its decision and convene a genuine
stakeholders ‘ meeting on the issue before making any policy statement.”
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