Nigerian Army gets new university in Borno State
A new university has been approved for the Nigerian Army.
The approval was granted on Wednesday, April 11, by the Federal Executive Council (FEC), at its meeting in Abuja.
The university will be located in Biu, Borno State.The approval follows the presentation of a memo by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu.
Mr. Adamu announced the approval while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the meeting of the council.
The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, a lieutenant general, had earlier in March announced that the Nigerian Army will upgrade the Institute of Technology and Environmental Studies to a full fledge University of Technology and Environmental Studies.