ABUJA – Federal Government, on Thursday, ordered the audit of all tertiary institutions across the country.
Minister of Education, Prof. Ruqayyatu Rufa’i, gave the matching order at the formal presentation and distribution of Postgraduate Benchmark Minimum Academic Standards, PG BMAS, at National Universities Commission, NUC, Abuja.
The minister said the Federal Government will use the documents as a guide to ensure quality in postgraduate education in the country’s universities.
Rufa’i said the Federal Government was fully aware of the situation of postgraduate training and the need to increase access to qualitative postgraduate education in Nigeria.
The PG BMAS documents, which all universities in the country must implement, is to guide the planning of curriculum and teaching of courses in the universities.