The President Muhammadu Buhari led-Federal Government has approved N2 billion for the establishment of Nigerian Army University in Biu, Borno State.
This was made known by the Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, Adullahi Baffa, when the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai paid a visit to the agency in Abuja.
Baffa said: “The FEC has approved N2bn for the establishment of the Nigerian Army university in Biu, Borno State.
“I also want to congratulate the Chief of Army Staff and the entire Nigerian Army in the tremendous successes that are being recorded in the fight against insurgency, militancy, rustling, brigandage and in the fight to keep Nigeria one.
“Congratulations for such huge successes that are being recorded and we will continue to see them record more success in their quest to keep us safe, to keep us being one.”
Also speaking, Buratai said the university would be tailored to meet the needs of the military.