Federal Polytechnic Daura, 1 other get N5.5bn take off grant
The newly recently established Federal Polytechnics in Daura, the home town of President Muhammadu Buhari of Katsina State and Kaltungo of Gombe State has gotten their take off grant, Katsina Post learned.
According to Katsina Post findings, the new Polytechnics got a cumulative sum of N5.5bn for their take off.
In a phone conversation with the Senate committee Chairman on Tertiary Institutions and TETFUND, Senator Ahmad Babba Kaita said N4bn will come from the Ministry of Education will the remaining N1.5bn will come as an intervention from TETFund.
Recall that the Daura Polytechnic was recently established after a bill for its establishment sponsored by the Senator representing Katsina North during the last 8th senate.
The bill for the Polytechnic was initiated by Late Senator Mustapha Bukar and was continued by his successor, Senator Ahmad Babba Kaita.