Following a statement on Monday, the Federal Government has announced the location of the 6 new approved Federal Colleges of Education, one in each 6 geo political zones in Nigeria.
Speaking on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Goong said that the college will kick start in October.
The statement was to refute the alleged mutilation of official correspondence between the Federal Government and the government of Osun State over the location of the newly approved federal college of education in the state, which has been spreading in the media and causing controversies.
According to Mr Goong, the locations of the institutions are: Bauchi, Benue, Ebonyi, Osun, Sokoto, and Edo states.
“For Bauchi state,the Federal College of Education will be situated in
Jama’are in Jama’are local government area. For Benue state, Federal College of Education will be located in Odugbo in Apa local government area of the state. In Ebonyi State, the Federal College of Education will be situated in Isu, Onicha local government area.
In Osun state, the Institution will be located in Iwo Local Government Area. While in Sokoto, the institution will be located in Gidan Madi in Tangaza Local Government Area. And lastly in Edo, the institution will be located in Ekiadolor in Ovia North East Local Area.”