By Our Reporter
Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) today approved operational licenses for six private universities. A decision many stakeholders have hailed already, in view of the continually rising number of candidates seeking tertiary education in the country.
The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, chaired the meeting which was held at the council chamber of the presidential villa, in Abuja.
The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who briefed State House correspondents after the meeting listed the universities to include: Admiralty Univerity, Ibusa, Delta State; Spiritan University, Nneochi, Abia State; Precious Cornerstone University, Ibadan; Pamo University of Medical Sciences, Port Harcourt, Rivers State; Atiba University, Oyo State; and Eko University of Medical and Health Sciences Lagos.
Education Townhall correspondents, will bring you reactions from Nigerians across the country in the coming days.