The Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Professor Abubakar Rasheed, has voluntarily resigned from the Commission
He resigned to continue lecturing at the Bayero University Kano where he was appointed from.
Professor Rasheed while speaking to newsmen on Monday in Abuja, said he had spent seven years as the Executive Secretary of the Commission.
Meanwhile, the National Universities Commission has issued Licence to the Kogi State Government for the establishment of a new University know as Kogi State University, Kabba.
Executive Secretary of NUC, Professor Abubakar Rasheed, who presented the Licence to the state governor, Yahaya Bello on Monday in Abuja, said the development brings the number Universities in the state to three (3).
Bello, who led top functionaries from the State to the Commission, said the idea behind the creation of the university was to provide more access to tertiary education.