The senate has commenced the process of establishing Federal University In Daura, Katsina state in a move to straitened technical education in the country.
The bill to establish the institution was tagged ” Federal University, Daura (Est, etc) Bill, 2017 (SB, 465) first presented to the senate by the senator representing Katsina North Senator Mustapha Bukar and have scaled the first reading.
Speaking on the proposal, Bukar said the establishment of the polytechnic would assist in fast tracking the development of the country.
In related development, the Katsina state house of assembly has commenced legislative process to uplift status of Yusufu Bala Usman College of legal and general studies Daura to status of polytechnic.
The house was presided over by the speaker of the house RT. Honorable Abubakar Yahaya Kusada committed the bill seeking for the amendment of the institution to its committee on higher education after passing a second reading.
Speaker Kusada however directed the committee to submit it report in 3weeks time calling members to liaise with the legal department to harmonize all the previous amendments effected on the bill as well as provision of principle law to guide them on the assignment.
While presenting the bill for the second reading, the house leader Hon. Hambali Farouk said the institution is currently Monotechnic hence could not award National diploma.
He informed if the house support the amendments the state of the institution will be uplifted to offer various relevant courses and discipline.