The federal government has announced the locations of the six newly approved federal colleges of education, one in each of the six geo-political zones of Nigeria. This was contained in a statement on Monday by the spokesperson for the Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Gooong. said the six colleges of education will take-off in October.
He stated that the Colleges of education which will take off in October will be located at Bauchi, Benue, Ebonyi, Osun, Sokoto, and Edo states.
According to Mr Gooong, the federal college of education in Bauchi State will be situated in Jama’are in Jama’are local government area.
For Benue State, the federal college of education would be situated in Odugbo in Apa local government area of the state. In Ebonyi State, the federal college of education would be situated in Isu, Onicha local government area.
In Edo, he said the school will be located in Ekiadolor in Ovia North East Local Area while the Osun school will be located in Iwo Local Government Area. In Sokoto, the school will be located in Gidan Madi in Tangaza Local Government Area.
The statement stated that a letter to this effect have already gone to the relevant governors, while a technical team from the Federal Ministry of Education (FME) and the National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE) will be visiting the benefitting states to inspect and assess the site in the coming weeks, all in preparation for the take-off of the colleges in October 2020.