The Senate has adopted a report on the bill seeking to establish the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) University of Science and Technology, Abaji.
The report was recently presented by the chairman, Committee on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND Sen Jibrin Barau, while the bill was sponsored by Senate Minority Whip, Philip Aduda
The report stated that when established, the university would cater for the technological needs of the FCT and its environs by providing quality education to the indigenous people and beyond.
Speaking to journalists after the adoption of the report, Sen. Aduda said that all was set for the take off of the university as a land of over 500 hectares had been provided for the institution to commence in earnest.
He said that apart from the land, classrooms and other necessary equipment were on ground to facilitate a smooth take off, adding that the Senate would ensure that the bill was being sent to the House of Representatives for concurrence.
The Senator further stated that the Federal Executive Council (FEC) had in May this year, approved the establishment of the university and that the FCT Administration was awaiting the signing of the bill into law to provide legal backing for the institution.