University of Ibadan gets N190.5m for research equipment


University of Ibadan gets N190.5m for research equipment
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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru – Abuja

The Federal Executive Council, FEC on Wednesday approved the sum of N190.5 million for the purchase of a microscope by the University of Ibadan, Oyo State.

Minister of State for Education, Hon. Emeka Nwajiuba disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the weekly FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Nwajiuba said it has become necessary to purchase such a piece of equipment because the only one currently being used by the famous institution has become obsolete.

He said: “The Federal Executive Council today, in continuation of the efforts of the federal government to revitalize and reposition the education sector, we passed a resolution granting the request of the University of Ibadan to acquire a new microscope. This is a microscope that is totally directed at…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper