Just In: House of Reps passes bill to establish Federal Poly in Kano

Just In: House of Reps passes bill to establish Federal Poly in Kano

- A bill seeking to establish a Federal Polytechnic in Kano state has been passed

- With the third reading of the bill, the House would forward it to the Senate for concurrence

- It would then be transmitted to President Buhari for his assent

The House of Representatives has passed the bill seeking to establish Federal Polytechnic, Fagge, Kano state.

Daily Trust reports that the bill was introduced in the House last year by Aminu Suleiman (APC, Kano), represent Fagge federal constituency.

The bill moved past its second reading in May 2018 and was taken to the House committee on tertiary education and TetFund which was chaired by Suleiman.

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The bill said that the polytechnic when established would help technical education which would help the government’s mission in ensuring a sufficient and stable economy.

The lawmaker thanked his colleagues for showing concern and passing the bill along with many others for third reading.

He said he believed that President Muhammadu Buhari would assent to the bill once it gets to his table due to the many advantages of the institution when established.

With the third reading of the bill, the House would forward it to the Senate for concurrence before it would be transmitted to President Buhari for his assent.

Recall that Legit.ng earlier posted that the Senate on Wednesday, April 17, rejected a bill that wants to stop the using of petrol cars and introduce electric cars in Nigeria by the year 2035. Senators also rejected another separate bill that wanted to allow other Africans to get Nigerian citizenship.

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The two bills were separately sponsored by Senator Murray-Bruce representing Bayelsa under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Murray Bruce said that the fumes from petrol cars cause pollution and that several developed countries had phased it out because they contribute to global warming.

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