Federal polytechnics now 36 as Buhari approves three new ones

Federal polytechnics now 36 as Buhari approves three new ones

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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has approved the establishment of three new federal polytechnics in Nigeria.

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

In a statement on Tuesday by the Director, Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Goong, the polytechnics would commence academic activities by October, 2022.

The statement read in part, “In line with his determination to make tertiary education more accessible, President Buhari has approved the establishment of three new federal polytechnics in the country.

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

“The new institutions are to commence academic activities in October, 2022.

“This brings to 36, the number of federal polytechnics in the country.””

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