The Senate has passed for third reading a bill seeking the conversation of Kaduna Polytechnic to City University of Technology, Kaduna state.

The passing of the new bill by the Senate came after consideration and adoption of the report of the committee on Tertiary Education and TetFund.

The committee chaired by Jibrin Barau was sponsored by Shehu Sani. Following the adoption of the committee report, the senators agreed to pass it for third reading immediately at Tuesday, May 21st, plenary.

The Senate is expected forward the bill to the House of Representatives for concurrence.

The bill will also be expected to be transmitted to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent before the expiration of the current 8th National Assembly on June 9th.