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Buhari approves new federal polytechnic for Kano, 2 other states

By Kanayo Umeh, Abuja
12 April 2022   |   10:49 am
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of three new polytechnics in various parts of the country.
Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari<br />PHOTO: Twitter/Babafemi Oretuyi

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of three new polytechnics in various parts of the country.

A statement issued on Tuesday by, the director of Public Relations at the Federal Ministry of Education, said the new institutions will be located in Kano, Abia and Delta states.

“In line with his determination to make tertiary education more accessible, President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR) has approved the establishment of three New Federal Polytechnics in the country,” Goong said in the statement.

“The polytechnics are to be sited in Umunnoechi in Abia State, Orogun in Delta State and Kabo in Kano State.”

According to the director, the new Institutions are to commence academic activities in October 2022.

This brings to thirty-six the number of federal polytechnics in the country, with every state having one of the institutions.