The special adviser to the President on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, has revealed that the decision by the government to scrap post-UTME was informed by the need to make admission into tertiary institutions less cumbersome.
Adeshina disclosed this on Monday at Effurun, Delta State when he bagged an award from the students of Four Square Gospel Fellowship of Federal University of Petroleum Resources, (FUPRE).
The Special Adviser, who was represented by Mr Emmanuel Ogoigbe, thanked the students for considering him for the award. He, however, urged the students to take their studies seriously since that was the only way they can become useful to themselves and the society.
He said: ”I wish to express my profound gratitude for considering me for this award. It is indeed a worthwhile honour. As you all know the nation is going through a process championed by President Mohammadu Buhari, whose tireless effort to redeem Nigerians from the shackles of oppression, corruption and all forms of criminality should be encouraged by all Nigerians.”