President Muhammad Buhari has inaugurated six tertiary education trust fund projects worth about n1billion in Ekiti state.
Buhari, represented by the minister of industry and trade, Adeniyi Adebayo, during the inauguration of the projects at Ikere Ekiti, ado Ekiti and Oye Ekiti, said, the project would further enhance teaching and learning and improvement of academic standards.
Adebayo said that tetfund through federal government’s support had performed exceptionally in infrastructures provision, support for academic staff training and development among others to tertiary institutions.
He assured of continued support “to provide necessary support towards making our educational institutions globally competitive for economic and technological development of the country”.
Institutions expected to benefit from the n995.6million projects in Ekiti state, are the Bamidele Olumilua university of education, science and technology, Ikere Ekiti; Ekiti state university, Ado Ekiti; and federal university, Oye ekiti.