So, President Muhammadu Buhari’s hometown, Daura in Katsina is getting a federal polytechnic.

The senate okayed the establishment of the tertiary institution on Wednesday.

The red chamber also approved the establishment of 9 other tertiary institutions across the country.

These include: Federal Polytechnic, Kabo; Federal Polytechnic Daura; Federal University of Education, Aguleri (Anambra); National Institute of Construction Technology and Management and Federal Polytechnic, Ikom (Cross River).

Others are Federal College of Education (Technical) Arochukwu, Abia State; Federal Polytechnic Langtang, Plateau State; Federal College of Education, Usugbenu-Irua; Federal University of Technology, Manchok and Federal Polytechnic Kwale, Delta State.

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The resolution was made after the federal lawmakers adopted the report of the Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFund.

The committee’s chairman, Jibrin Barau, presented the report for consideration.

The federal lawmakers agreed that the establishment of the institutions would open up the education space in the country.

They also expressed the belief that the step would assist the country to fight illiteracy.

The Senate also said that the approval of the establishment of the institutions was in line with the policy to establish polytechnics across the states.

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