The Education Minister, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, has revealed that the Federal Government has concluded plans to approve nine more universities.
Shekarau stated this in Abuja while X-raying the Nigerian Basic Education Sector (2011-2015).
In his words, “If not for technical reason, another nine would have been approved before now.
Soon, we shall sort out all the outstanding issues and they will receive government approval. This will bring to 113 the number of universities in the country and 18 private universities approved in the last three years.”