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Maritime varsity to take off next September in Delta


Education Minister, Malam Adamu Adamu

Education Minister, Malam Adamu Adamu

The Federal Government has disclosed plans to float the Nigerian Maritime University, in Delta State. It is billed to take-off in September 2017.

Deputy Director of Press, Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Bem Goong, said in a press statement that the university, will take off with two campuses at Ibusa and Sapele.

According to the statement, “Education Minister, Malam Adamu Adamu, disclosed this in his office when he received the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas, on a working visit.

The statement, which added that the minister pledged to ensure the university is licensed to take off without further delay, added that the university would help the growth and development of the maritime sector.

The statement also quoted the CNS as informing the minister that the foundation for the university is fully in place, with massive infrastructural facilities at various institutions and locations, with different courses being run at such institutions, which stand ready for incorporation into the maritime university.

He added that the school will also offer diverse courses in arts, humanities and medical Sciences.

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