NASS: Orji Kalu Seeks Establishment Of Federal College Of Education In Arochukwu


A bill seeking to establish a Federal College of Education in Abia-North Senatorial District of Abia State Tuesday scaled first reading on the floor of the Nigerian Senate.

The bill, sponsored by the Chief Whip of the Senate, Orji Uzor Kalu is seeking the amendment of Federal Colleges of Education Act Cap F8 Cap N143 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004, for the establishment of the proposed tertiary institution to be sited in Arochukwu Local Government Area of Abia State.

The explanatory memorandum of the bill reveals that the bill seeks the establishment of the proposed institution in Arochukwu, Abia State by converting the existing College of Education (Technical) Arochukwu, to the Federal College of Education.

Following the reading of the title of the bill during Tuesday’s plenary by the Leader of the Senate, Senator Abdullahi Yahaya, the bill was passed for its first reading after it was put to a voice vote by Senate President, Ahmad Lawan.

About The Author

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *