President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of three new polytechnics in Kano, Abia and Delta States.
Mr Ben Goong, Director of Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday.
“In line with his determination to make tertiary education more accessible, President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR), has approved the establishment of three new federal polytechnics in the country.
“The polytechnics are to be sited in Umunnoechi in Abia, Orogun in Delta and Kabo in Kano State.”
According to the director, the new institutions are to commence academic activities in October, 2022.
He said this would bring the number of federal polytechnics in the country to 36, with every state having one.