The National Universities Commission has approved the establishment of the Confluence University of Science and Technology in Kogi State.
The Executive Secretary of the commission Professor Abubakar Rasheed said the specialised university will promote a skill based economy in the state and add value to the country’s Education system.
He added that all other supporting agencies, including the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board and the National Youth Service Corps had been notified about the approval.
Mr. Rasheed commended the Kogi State Government for investing in education, saying such drive remained the best approach in adding value to citizens’ lives.
Governor of Kogi State Yahaya Bello led top government officials to the commission’s head office in Abuja to receive the official approval that will provide more options for students in Kogi state seeking tertiary education..