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Delta Assembly passes bill to establish 3 new universities

DELTA, Nigeria – The State House of Assembly has passed the first reading of bills for the establishment of three new universities.

The bills are for the creation of Delta State University of Education, Agbor; Delta State University of Science and Agriculture, Asaba; and Delta State University of Science and Technology, Ozoro.

The first reading on Wednesday was presented by the Deputy Majority Leader of the Assembly, Oboro Preyor.

The motion was unanimously adopted when put to voice vote by the Speaker, Sheriff Oborevwori.

Pat Ajudua of Oshimili North constituency seconded the motion.

NAN reports that the second reading of the bills will come up on February 2.

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