Despite complaints of proliferation of universities in Nigeria, the Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has accredited the licensing of 37 new universities within the nation.
Minister of Training, Adamu Adamu, printed the records after the further-usual Council meeting on Monday.
He successfully-known that the come brings to 72 the total quantity of universities licensed by the Buhari administration since 2015.
He failed to title the colleges, nonetheless printed that regarded as one of them is an online college, the first of its model in Nigeria, and owned by a lady from Bauchi Declare, with expectation that this could also unbiased cater for the likes of northern Muslim girls who feel reluctant or are restrained from attending bodily campus education.
Fielding questions about the expediency of further universities given funding challenges of the present ones, Adamu explained that these ones are all interior most, with ample funds to bustle them and they must aloof no longer be denied the replace to exist.
The Minister further explained that Nigeria in fact needs extra universities because the on hand ones are usually no longer ample to rob up all these craving for higher education.