The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate allegations of corruption in Universities accreditation exercise done by National Universities Commission (NUC).
The House mandated the Committee on Tertiary Education and Services to investigate the allegations.
The resolution followed a motion moved by Chinadu Onwuaso on Wednesday.
Onwuaso said that the NUC has the mandate of conducting accreditation process, but raised concerns that there are allegations of extortion and blackmailing during on the spot assessment by NUC agents
“National Universities Commission (NUC) accreditation system has been used, over the years, to maintain and monitor quality and high academic standards in Nigerian Universities and the NUC uses this process to evaluate academic programmes every…