-The new private universities cut across the the nation
-The approval had increased the number of private universities in the country to 74
FG Approves Provisional Licenses To 6 Private Universities
The Federal Ministry of Education has issued provisional licences to the six recnently established private universities.
The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, issued the provisional licences to the institutions in Abuja on Tuesday.
The institutions include Precious Cornerstone University in Ibadan, Oyo State, Admiralty University Ibusa in Delta, Spiritan University Neochi, Abia, and Pamo University of Medica Sciences, Port Harcourt.
The rest are Atiba University in Oyo, Oyo State and Eko University of Medical and Health Sciences, Ijaniki, Lagos State.
Represented by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Mr Sonny Echono, Adamu said the Federal Executive Council approved the establishment of the universities on December 6, adding that the approvals were given to the universities to provide quality education in the country.
He also revealed that the approval had increased the number of private universities in the country to 74.
Source: Naija News