Imo State Formally Take Control of Okorocha University
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.
“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.
University students protest in Lokoja over frequent deaths
Some students of the Federal University Lokoja, Kogi state have taken to the street to protest the frequent death among students of the institution.This is coming as 3 students were lost to death in less than 24hrs, making it total of 8 students in this month.The students converged at the front of the school gate to expresses their dissatisfaction.
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Obaseki Dissolves Ambrose Alli University Governing Council; Appoints New VC
Following the crisis that has been rocking the Edo State owned university; Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma. A situation that has made the students of the university to be at home due to many pending crisis among the governing council, a situation that even led to the appointment of two registrar for the institution, the Edo State Governor who is the Visitor to the school has now dissolved the governing council of the institution.This was made known in a statement sig...
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