BREAKING: Federal Polytechnic Ilaro Now University [DETAILS]

BREAKING: Federal Polytechnic Ilaro Now University [DETAILS]

BREAKING: Federal Polytechnic Ilaro Now University [DETAILS]—The Genius Media Nigeria reports that the Senate, on Tuesday, passed the bill that seeks the upgrade of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun State to a university of technology.

This reliable platform gathered that the Bill titled: “A Bill for an Act to provide for the establishment of Federal University of Technology, Ilaro and for other matters connected therewith” was sponsored by Senator Solomon Adeola representing Lagos West Senatorial District.

The bill was earlier sponsored by Adeola in the 8th Senate but could not be passed before the expiration of the 8th Senate and it was again presented again in the 9th Senate for consideration and passage.

The Vice-Chairman, Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions, and TETFUND, Senator Sadiq Umar Sulaiman, presented the report on behalf of the chairman of the committee Senator Ahmad Babba-Kaita.

BREAKING: Federal Polytechnic Ilaro Now University [DETAILS]

The report stated that there was a need to expand opportunities for advanced education in technology.

He added that the upgrade of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro to a university of technology will be of tremendous benefits for host communities, provide employment as well as educational development to quickly increase avenue for degree awards in technological fields for teeming Nigerian youths.

The President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan congratulated Adeola for the passage of the bill that he had pursued since the 8th Senate.

Adeola, who was elated at the passage of the bill, stated that the passage marks a fulfilment of one of his legislative agenda in relation to the institutional development of education at all levels.

He added that the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro already have enough facilities for the upgrade to take off immediately without much expenditure as would have been required for a brand-new university.

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