“They have consistently failed to meet the UNESCO funding benchmark of 26 per cent of every country’s budget,”
Mr Umahi on Tuesday suspended the provost of the institution, Benedict Mbam, and the Bursar, Azubike Ukaoma, over fraudulent recruitment.
Again, FCT primary school teachers embark on indefinite strike
The incident which occurred at about 8:20 a.m. on Tuesday was reported to the divisional police station in the area by one Mala Boyema at about 10:37 a.m.
Mr Obi reiterated that “education is the most important investment any nation can make.”
The governor said the two existing universities in the state are not enough for the growing number of youths seeking higher education.
The policy allowing willing Muslim schoolgirls to wear the hijab is binding on all public schools, including grant-aided ones.
The police has identified the gunman as an 18-year-old biology student at the University of Heidelberg in southwestern Germany.
This follows the alleged murder of Hanifa Abubakar, a five-year-old pupil of Noble Kids Comprehensive College by the proprietor of the school.
The VC has asked prospective students not to fear, and that despite the Boko Haram insurgency, normalcy had returned.