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Four colleges of education converted to universities

ibrahim shekarau

The minister of education Ibrahim Shekarau has announced the conversion of four colleges of education into the universities of education. The colleges of education converted are

  • Adeyemi college of Education Ondo has been converted to Adeyemi University of Education Ondo.
  • Federal college of Education Zaria has been converted to the Federal University of Education Zaria.
  • Federal college of Education Kano has been converted to the Federal University of Education Kano
  • Alvan Ikoku college of Education has been converted to the Alvan Ikoku University of Education.
  • The minister also announced the approval of a new federal university of health sciences Oturkpo, Benue state.

It is expected that the quality of education will improve. The minister said that step taken by government is to ensure that the standard of teaching is improved by raising the quality of qualified teachers

The minister said the challenge is enormous as most resources in the federal and states are geared to the admission needs of the young ones.