December 6, 2018
The Senate on Wednesday passed six bills seeking to establish federal tertiary institutions in different parts of the country.
The bills were passed following the consideration of the reports by the Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND, presented by its Chairman, Senator Barau Jibrin.
The proposed institutions include four polytechnics, one college of education and one university of technology.
If the president assents to the bills, the polytechnics will be located in Mpu, Enugu State; Kwale, Delta State, Kaltungo, Gombe State; and Adikpo in Benue State.
The bill establishing the City University of Technology said it would be situated at Auchi in Edo State, while the College of Education is to be sited in Omuo-Ekiti in Ekiti State.