Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission, announced his voluntary resignation.
He disclosed this in an interaction with the punch on Monday.
Rasheed noted that he would be returning to the Bayero University Kano to continue his job as a lecturer.
Recall that Rasheed was appointed as the NUC boss seven years ago during the tenure of the erstwhile minister of education, Adamu Adamu.
Under his tenure as NUC executive secretary, the commission approved the highest number of private universities.
The university system also witnessed the highest number of industrial actions.