Uni­ver­si­ties for Army, Navy, Mar­itime com­ing -Ed­u­ca­tion min­is­ter

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Is­mail Ade­bayo, Birnin Kebbi

The Fed­eral Gov­ern­ment is set to es­tab­lish four more uni­ver­si­ties in the coun­try.

Min­is­ter of Ed­u­ca­tion Malam Adamu Adamu said yes­ter­day that three of the uni­ver­si­ties were for the Army, Navy and Mar­itime re­spec­tively and would take off soon.

The min­is­ter dropped the hint dur­ing the pally between the Fed­eral Gov­ern­ment and the Pro­gres­sive Gover­nors Fo­rum on Pol­icy Syn­ergy held in Birnin Kebbi, ex­plain­ing that the set­ting up of the uni­ver­si­ties was in line with the pol­icy of the present ad­min­is­tra­tion to boost ed­u­ca­tion in all spheres.

The min­is­ter who said that the ad­min­is­tra­tion needed N4.2 tril­lion to fund the coun­try’s ed­u­ca­tion sec­tor, ap­pealed state gov­ern­ments to pay their coun­ter­part funds to ac­cess their funds to re­al­ize the prom­ise on ed­u­ca­tion made by the APC to the peo­ple of Nigeria. to

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