1>>The Senate has begun the process of converting Yaba
College of Technology (YABATECH) and the Kaduna
Polytechnic (KADPOLY) into City Universities.
The Bills titled, City University of Technology Yaba, 2016
sponsored by Senator Gbenga Ashafa, APC, Lagos East and
that of City University of Technology Kaduna Bill, 2016,
sponsored by Senator Jibrin Barau, APC, Kano North, scaled
through first reading at the Senate plenary on Wednesday.
The proposed laws will soon go through the second reading
and debate after which they would be referred to the Senate
Committee on Tertiary Education and TETfund for further
The committee will thereafter produce a report which will
also be debated and adopted, followed by preparing the
bills for the Third Reading and eventually passage into laws.