Senate passes bill to convert Kadpoly to city university

Senate passes bill to convert Kadpoly to city university

The Nigerian Senate has passed for third reading a bill seeking the conversation of Kaduna Polytechnic to City University of Technology, Kaduna state.

The passing of the new bill by the Senate came after consideration and adoption of the report of the committee on Tertiary Education and TetFund.

The committee chaired by Senator Jibrin Barau (APC, Kano) was sponsored by Sen Shehu Sani (PRP, Kaduna).

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Following the adoption of the committee report, the senators agreed to pass it for third reading immediately at Tuesday, May 21, plenary.

Daily Trust reports that the Senate is expected forward the bill to the House of Representatives for concurrence.

The bill will also be expected to transmitted to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent before the expiration of the current 8th National Assembly on June 9.

Meanwhile, previously reported that President Buhari announced that June 12 would be celebrated as the new Democracy Day, the Senate has passed the public holiday act amendment bill.

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The bill recognised the date as replacement of May 29 for Nigerians to commemorate the return to the civilian government.

The federal lawmakers considered the bill seeking to amend the Public Holiday Act on Thursday, May 16.

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