The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has accepted the institution of 20 new personal universities in Nigeria.
The approval accompanied a memo delivered by utilizing capability of the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, during the weekly meeting of the Council on Wednesday.
The meeting was as quickly as presided over with the helpful useful resource of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Briefing journalists on the State House on the end result of the assembly, Mr Adamu said the authorised universities will get their provisional licences from the National Universities Commission (NUC).
“He gave the names of the accepted businesses as Topfaith University, Mkpatak, Akwa Ibom State; Thomas Adewumi University, Oko-Irese, Kwara State; Maranathan University, Mgbidi, Imo State; Ave Maria University, Piyanko, Nasarawa State, and Al-Istiqama University, Sumaila, Kano State.”
“Others are Mudiame University, Irrua, Edo State; Havilla University, Nde-Ikom, Cross River State; Claretian University of Nigeria, Nekede, Imo State; NOK University, Kachia, Kaduna State and Karl-Kumm University, Vom, Plateau State.”
“Also approved are James Hope University, Lagos, Lagos State; Maryam Abacha American University of Nigeria, Kano, Kano State; Capital City University, Kano, Kano State; Ahman Pategi University, Pategi, Kwara State, and the University of Offa, Offa, Kwara State.”
“Others are Mewar University, Masaka, Nasarawa State, Edusoko University, Bida, Niger State; Philomath University, Kuje, Abuja; Khadija University, Majia, Jigawa State and Anan University, Kwall, Plateau State.”
The minister, stated the 20 new personal universities are to be given provisional licences to run for 3 years ”whereas the ministry video present devices and evaluates their progress”.