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FULL LIST: Tinubu Approves New Federal Universities, Colleges Of Education

President Tinubu has approved the establishment of four new federal universities and five…

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Nigerian President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the staggered establishment of four colleges of education to be converted to federal universities of education.

The president also approved two federal Universities of Agriculture, two federal universities of Medical and Health Sciences and five colleges of education.

VerseNews reports that this is contained in a statement by the Assistant Director, Press and Public Relations Federal Ministry of Education, Obialor-Dur Augustina Okechi.

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She said the approval was in line with the present administration’s commitment to ensure continuity in governance and policy consistency.

She also said the establishment process of the approved institutions would commence immediately.

The new universities include:

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  • Federal University of Medical and Health Sciences, Kwale, Delta State
  • Federal University of Agriculture, Mubi, Adamawa State
  • Federal University of Education, Ondo, Ondo State
  • Federal University of Education, Owerri, Imo State

The new colleges of education include:

  • Federal College of Education, Ilawe Ekiti, Ekiti State
  • Federal College of Education, Ididep, Ibiono, Akwa Ibom State
  • Federal College of Education (Technical), Yauri, Kebbi State

“The establishment and conversion of these institutions is a further demonstration of President Tinubu’s Education for the Renewed Hope Agenda and will help in improving access to tertiary education in the country,” she said.

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