The Senate yesterday passed bills for the establishment of five polytechnics, two universities, two colleges of education and one institute of technology.
The institutions are Federal Polytechnic, Kabo, Kano State; Federal Polytechnic, Daura, Katsina State; Federal Polytechnic, Ikom, Cross River State; Federal Polytechnic, Langtang, Plateau State and Federal Polytechnic, Kwale, Delta State.
Others are Federal University of Education, Aguleri, Anambra State; Federal University of Technology, Manchok, Kaduna State; Federal College of Education, Usugbenu Irrua, Edo State; Federal College of Education (Technical), Arochukwu, Abia State and National Institute of Construction Technology and Management, Uromi, Edo State.
The 10 proposed federal institutions are part of the over 80 that the National Assembly is currently working to establish.
Daily Trust had last Friday reported that the bills for the 80 new federal tertiary institutions are at various stages of legislative processes.
Our correspondent reports that apart from the 80 bills, one other bill came up for first reading on Tuesday.