Nigerian Senate Passes Bills to Establish 3 Federal Universities

Nigerian Senate Has Passed Bills to Establish Three (3) Federal Universities in Taraba, Delta and Edo States namely: Federal University of Science and Technology Lau, Taraba State; Federal University of Agriculture and Technology, Aboh, Delta State; and City University of Technology Auchi, Edo State.

The Nigerian Senate during plenary on Tuesday, July 13, passed three bills establishing the Federal University of Science and Technology Lau, Taraba State; Federal University of Agriculture and Technology, Aboh, Delta State; and City University of Technology Auchi, Edo State.


This follows the consideration of three separate reports by the Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND. The Chairman of the Committee, Ahmad Babba Kaita, represented by Senator Sandy Onuh, in his presentations said the Federal University of Agriculture and Technology, Aboh, in Delta State, would offer graduates knowledge in research to improve on Agricultural extension and general Agricultural practices.

In another presentation, the committee said for the establishment of the City University of Technology, Auchi, the Senate, and House of Representatives met and deliberated on the two versions of the bill.

It was resolved that the harmonized version be adopted by each of the two chambers of the National Assembly for approval.