The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on May 9 inaugurated the Governing Councils of 23 out of the 40 federal universities in the country.
The new councils are to serve for a period of four years.
Mr. Adamu said the inauguration came on the heels of the completion of the tenure of the immediate past governing councils appointed in April, 2013.
According to the minister, the governing councils are charged with the responsibilities of approving the financial guidelines of the universities; determining the terms and conditions of appointment of the vice chancellors and principal officers of the universities as well as annually reviewing the universities’ budget to monitor their performance and assess the overall impact of their implementation, among others.
BELOW IS A FULL LIST OF MEMBERS OF THE COUNCILS.