Buhari Approves the Establishment of Federal University in Bisi Akande Hometown
In a last-minute effort to compensate his long-time friend and ally, President Buhari has approved the establishment of the Federal University of Health Sciences in Ila-Orangun; the hometown of one of his close allies.
This was made known in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the president on Senate; Senator Babajide Omoworare.
Part of the statement reads
“The President also assented to the Federal University of Health Sciences Ila-Orangun (Establishment) Act, the Federal University of Health Sciences, Azare (Establishment) Act, the Chartered Institute of Development Studies and Administration of Nigeria (Establishment) Act, the Federal Institute of Industrial Research (Establishment) Act, and the Institute of Strategic Management of Nigeria Act, respectively.”
Ila-Orangun is the hometown of a former Governor of Osun State and the pioneer Acting Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande, a known ally of the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
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