Senate passes bill to upgrade Ilaro Polytechnic to a university of technology


The upper chambers of the national assembly have passed a bill that seeks to upgrade the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro in Ogun to a University of Technology. This comes after the consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TetFund at plenary on Tuesday, June 1.

Senator Sadiq Sulaiman (APC- Kwara), who presented the report to the house said there was a need to expand opportunities for advanced education in technology in the country, and as such, the upgrade of the polytechnic, Ilaro to a university of technology would be of tremendous benefits to the host communities.

Senate passes bill to upgrade Ilaro Polytechnic to a university of technology

Sulaiman further buttressed that the institution would also provide employment as well as educational development in technological fields for the ever-growing Nigerian youths.

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan congratulated Senator Solomon Adeola (APC-Lagos) for the passage of the Bill that he had pursued since the 8th Senate.



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