Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the establishment of six additional private universities in the country.
The new universities are located in Lagos, Abia, Oyo, Delta and Rivers states.
Education minister, Mallam Adamu Adamu, announced the approval, while speaking with the State House correspondents, at the end of the weekly meeting of the council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The minister named the new universities as Eko University of Medical Sciences, Lagos, Atiba University, Oyo State, Pamo University of Medical Sciences, Port Harcourt, and Admiralty University, Ibusa in Delta State.
Others are Precious Cornerstone University, Ibadan and Spiritan University, Nneochi in Abia State.Please subscribe to our newsletter