President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the National Open University Amendment Act 2018, the president’s Special Adviser on National Assembly Matters, Senator Ita Enang has said.
According to Channels, Enang disclosed this to State House correspondents on Friday in Abuja.
The new law will now allow graduates of National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) to participate in the mandatory National Youth Service, as well as attend Law School.
“President Buhari has also assented to National Open University Amendment Act, which allows the National Open University to operate as all other universities, having the same power and functions and the same administrative structures.
It has also allowed the establishment of some centres to be called study centres and given conditions for the establishment of such study centres,” Enang said.