The Senate has approved the upgrade of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun state to a university of technology. The development followed the third reading of a bill for an Act to provide for the establishment of the Federal University of Technology, Ilaro and for other matters connected therewith.
The Senate made this known in a thread of tweets posted via its official handle on Tuesday, June 1.
The piece of legislation was sponsored by Senator Solomon Adeola, an All Progressives Congress (APC) senator representing Lagos West Senatorial District.
VAM News gathers that the vice-chairman of the Senate committee on tertiary institutions and TETFUND, Senator Sadiq Umar Sulaiman, said the upgrade of the polytechnic to a university of technology will be of tremendous benefits for host communities.
He added that the upgrade will provide employment as well as educational development to quickly increase avenue for degree awards in technological fields for teeming Nigerian youths.
The bill is now set for concurrence of the House of Representatives and eventual assent by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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