NOUN makes Uyo South South operational centre
The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has designated the Uyo Study Centre as its hub of operation in the South South. Vice chancellor of the school, Prof. Abdalla Uba Adamu, who spoke at the inauguration of the new centre said, “The reason the university is particularly interested in the Uyo Study Centre is that management of the university has decided that the Uyo Study Centre should be the hub of operation of the university in the South South region.”
Represented by registrar of the institution, Mr. Felix Edoka, the vice chancellor commended the accomplishments of the state governor, Deacon Udom Emmanuel, in the area of education, describing him as a champion of education.
The ultra-modern centre located at Udo Udoma Avenue in the Uyo metropolis, was donated recently to the school by the state government, in order to boost its activities, especially in the area of enrolment of students’ enrollment.
Director of NOUN’s Learner Support Services (LSS), Professor Stanley Ngoa, described Governor Emmanuel as a large-hearted leader who is passionate about the education of his people.
He pledged that NOUN would do its best in educating the people of the state, adding that the facility would be utilised judiciously and optimally. Ngoa explained that the choice of Uyo as the operational hub of the university in the region was informed by the fact that the state has a great potential for growth and is relatively more peaceful than any other state in the region.
Acting director of the centre, Dr. Angela Abaa, thanked the government for resolving the endemic accommodation challenge that plagued the study centre for years. She called on the people of the state to take advantage of the excellent facility provided by the state government and enroll in the university.