FG Approves Edwin Clark University, Hezekiah

EDWIN-CLARK

The federal Executive council, Wednesday, approved the establishment of two new private universities in the country. The two new universities are Edwin Clark University, Delta state and Hezekaiah University Imo state.

Minister of Information Senator Patricia Akwahiki made this known today while speaking to state House correspondents.

According to her, the universities were approved in order to bridge the gap in the university requirement in the country.

The new approval makes the number of private universities in Nigeria rise to 61.

Some private universities approved earlier in the year by the federal government include: Augustine University, Ilara, Lagos State; Chrisland University, Owode, Ogun State; Christopher University, Mowe, Ogun State; Hallmark University, Ijebu Itele, Ogun State; Kings University, Ode Omu, Osun State; Michael and Cecilia Ibru University, Orode, Delta State; Mountain Top University, Ogun State, Ritman University, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State and Summit University, Offa, Kwara State.

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  • bolga says:

    we need at least 1000 universities public a d private to spur research and development and create jobs.Hanoi. a. city in Vietnam has 104 universities. so why can’t Lagos have 40 at least? I know one illiterate I academic robes criticizing the need for more univ but when a private. univ was set up he lobbied the proprietors seriously to become BC.Pls I. advice our people to set up these institutions a d arve their name in gold

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