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Imo State government has officially and formally take over the university which is own by the ex Governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha.



Okorochah lost the tussle for ownership of Kingsley Ozumba Mbadiwe University (KOMU), Ogboko formerly called Eastern Palm University to Imo state government, yesterday when the authority in charge of University in the country recognise Imo State as the owner of the University.

The matter was laid to rest yesterday December 9, as the operating certificate for the university was handed over to Imo State through Governor Hope Uzodimma by the National Universities Commission (NUC).

NUC Executive Secretary Prof Abubakar Rasheed while presenting the certificate to the governor at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja, said it will end the tussle between the former Governor and the state government over who owns the institution.

Rasheed said;

“By a copy of this letter, the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) and the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) are being notified of this development."

Okorocha had taken the Imo State government to court concerning the development.


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