At the plenary session on Tuesday, July 13, the Bills to establish 3 Universities were passed by the Senate.
The bills are Federal University of Science and Technology Lau, Taraba State, Federal University of Agriculture and Technology, Aboh, Delta State and City University of Technology Auchi, Edo State.
The Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND, gave three separate reports for consideration and adoption which the passage of the bills followed.
Chairman of the Committee, Ahmad Babba Kaita, who was represented by Sen. Sandy Onuh, in his presentation said the Federal University of Agriculture and Technology, Aboh, in Delta State, would offer graduates knowledge in research, to improve on agricultural extension and general agricultural practices.
In another presentation on the report of the Conference Committee on the establishment of City University of Technology, Auchi, Onuh said the Senate and House of Representatives met and deliberated on the two versions of the bill.
According to him, it has been resolved that the harmonised version be adopted by each of the two chambers of the National Assembly for approval.