FG approves establishment of 6 new Colleges of Education

FG approves establishment of 6 new Colleges of Education

FG approves establishment of 6 new Colleges of Education

President Buhari has approved the establishment of six new colleges of education in the country’s six geopolitical zones.

This was announced Thursday by the Personal Assistant to the President for New Media, Bashir Ahmed, via his Twitter account and confirmed by a spokesman for the Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Gooong,

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The new institutions that we meet would be located in the states of Bauchi, Benue, Ebonyi, Osun, Sokoto and Edo.

According to a letter signed by the permanent secretary at the ministry of education, Sunny Echono, an inspection was due to take place on May 11 to “facilitate early take-off.”

The letter also stated that the establishment of the institution was to meet the country’s emergency educational needs, particularly in states where such federal institutions do not exist.

The Permanent Secretary also urged state governments to provide team members with the necessary cooperation while communicating with state officials (Commissioner Hon. And His Team) to ensure a proper agreement for the start of academic activities in October 2020.

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Currently, there are 152 schools of education in Nigeria, consisting of 21 federal, 82 private, and 49 state schools. The addition of 6 new ones will bring the total to 158.

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