By Tobi Soniyi
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved that the Governing Councils of Federal Universities be exempted, for the time being, from the dissolution of Boards of Federal Government Parastatals, Agencies, Institutions and Government-Owned Companies announced on July 16, 2015.
A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina said all Vice Chancellors of Federal Universities have been informed of this exemption through a circular issued by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mr. Danladi Kifasi.
Two weeks ago, thee presidency announced the dissolution of the Governing Boards of Federal Parastatals,
Agencies and Institutions with effect from July 16, 2015.It said then that until the boards were reconstituted, Chief Executive Officers of the affected parastatals, agencies and institutions were to refer all matters requiring the attention of their boards to the President, through the Permanent Secretaries of their supervising ministries.