President Muhammmadu Buhari on Tuesday assented the Polytechnic Act Amendment Bill as well as the National Institute for Security Bill.
The new amendment will harmonise the tenure of the Rectors of the Federal Polytechnics, retirement age of staff of the Polytechnics as well as establishment of the Governing Council for the Polytechnics and membership of the Council.
The councils will be made up of a five-man panel and a Chairman.
The Federal Polytechnic amendment bill seeks to amend the Federal Polytechnic Act cap 17 of the laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.
More details shortly…