The Federal Ministry of Education has apologised to the management of Maryam Abacha American University of Niger, Maradi, in the Republic of Niger, over the embarrassments caused to it by an ill-conceived circular written by office of the Head of Civil Service, Zamfara.
This was contained in a letter, with reference number FME/S/174/C.2/IX/20, dated 14th March 2019 and addressed to the President Founder, MAAUN, Maradi, Republic of Niger.
This was disclosed in a statement issued in Kano on Friday by the president and founder of MAAUN, Adamu Abubakar-Gwarzo, a professor.
The letter was signed by Giginna L. I., Education Support Services Development, Evaluation and Accreditation Division on behalf of the Minister of Education.
It was reported that a circular from Office of Head of Service, Zamfara had directed all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) under Zamfara Government, not to consider certificates awarded by MAAUN Maradi, for any appointment, promotion, advancement or change of cadre.