The approval for the Ogun State-owned institution was granted on Monday in Abuja.

The Executive Secretary of NUC, Abubakar Rasheed, announced the approval while receiving the Governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun.

With the  approval, the Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology becomes the 85th public University and 153rd university in Nigeria.

Amosun, had in March signed into law the bill upgrading  to the school to a university.