President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of three new Federal Polytechnics in the country.
A statement from the Director, Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Bem Goong, said the Polytechnics are to be sited in Umunnoechi in Abia State, Orogun in Delta State and Kabo in Kano State.
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While noting that the establishment is in line with the president’s determination to make tertiary education more accessible, he said the new institutions are to commence academic activities in October, 2022.
This brings to 36 the number of Federal Polytechnics in the country. All States of the Federation now have one Federal Polytechnic each.