Posted by News Express | 14 September 2018 | 1,449 times
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to ensure that Nigerian students schooling abroad do not get stranded.
“We want to ensure that students don’t get stranded while pursuing their education abroad, especially on issues that have to do with their visas and documentation’’.
He said that issues relating to the documentation and welfare of Nigerian students abroad will be properly handled to avoid hitches during their stay.
The President stated this on Thursday when he met with the Malaysian government in Abuja.
The directed the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu to resolve the issues affecting Nigerian students schooling and living in Malaysia.
“I have given instructions to the Minister of Education and Minister of Foreign affairs to resolve all the problems related to Nigerians studying in Malaysia.
Receiving Letters of Credence from High Commissioner of Malaysia to Nigeria, Mrs Gloria Corina Peter Tiwet, at the Presidential Villa, President Buhari said he has instructed the Ministry of Education and Ministry of Foreign Affairs to ensure full compliance of students with all the requirements for studying abroad, including visas, before departure.
• Excerpted from a Channels TV report
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