Federal Government approves four new private varsities in four states

The Federal Executive Council – FEC has approved the establishment of four new private universities in Kaduna, Oyo, Ogun and Osun States.

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, confirmed this when he briefed State House correspondents at the end of the first meeting of the council in 2019.

The meeting was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. According to the minister , the new universities are Greenfield University Kaduna, Dominion University, Ibadan, Trinity University, Laloko in Ogun and Westland University in Iwo, Osun.

Meanwhile, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, who also addressed the correspondents, said the Council approved a National Public Building Maintenance Policy and Framework.

He said the new policy, would institutionalise a maintenance culture in the country, saying that some of the benefits of the policy would provide an inventory of government assets, and job opportunities for Nigerians.


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