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Senate passes Bill to establish Federal College of Education, Omu-Aran

A Bill for an Act seeking to establish the Federal College of Education, Omu-Aran, Kwara State, has been passed into law by the Senate.

The Bill which is expected to be sent for President Muhammadu Buhari’s assent is sponsored by Rep Tunji Olawuyi, member representing Ekiti, Isin, Irepodun and Oke-Ero Federal Constituency of Kwara.

Reacting to the passage of the bill on Wednesday in Omu-Aran, Rep Olawuyi, congratulated the people of his constituency for their patience and support during the process of legislation of the bill.

The Lawmaker who expressed excitement over the passage of the bill by the Senate, pledged to intensify effort for the bill to get the President’s assent on time.

The Bill according to the Lawmaker, is to provide full time courses, teaching, instructions and training in Technology, Applied Science, Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities and Management.

It would also provide for the appointment of the Provost and other officers of the College, to carry out administration and discipline of students of the College.

Meanwhile, the lawmaker had also sponsored five bills and one motion in the House of Reps.

These include: a Bill for An Act to provide for the establishment of Nigerian Iron and Steel Development Act, a Bill for an Act to provide for the establishment of the Federal College of Nursing and Midwifery, Ayedun, Oke-ero LGA, Kwara State.

Others include: a Bill for an Act to provide for the regulation of Air passengers rights and delay and cancellation of flights in Nigeria and a Bill for an Act to establish food processing and preservation centres, Osi, in Ekiti LGA, Kwara State.

Abdullahi Sanni

Abdullahi Sanni is a senior news reporter at SHO PEN ONLINE. He is a passionate writer with core interest in Politics, sports and economy reports. Abdullahi who studied mass communication at Kwara state polytechnic in Ilorin, is the 1st of six in his family. He's a multimedia journalist who has traveled far and wide in the course of his journalism career.

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