Akpabio Lauds Buhari Over Varsity In Akwa Ibom State
Minister, Niger Delta Affairs Ministry, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for approving the establishment of the Federal University of Science and Technology for the South-South region of the country.
He thanked the president for reaffirming his commitment to making education key in his development agenda for the youth, through the establishment of technology based tertiary education.
Akpabio, who is also a former governor of the state, pledged the continuous peace and support of the people of the region to his administration.
The former Senate Minority Leader, in a release by his Chief Press Secretary, Jackson Udom, said: “Let me, on behalf of the people of the South-South region, thank President Buhari for approving the establishment of the University of Science and Technology in the region and to be sited in Akwa Ibom State.
“The two new universities of Science and Technology, one in Jigawa State and the other one in Akwa Ibom State, have been established to compliment others already sited in other parts of the country.
“Let me also assure our president of the continuous peace and support of the region for the success of his administration.”