Three Delta Institutions Was Approve To Upgrade To Varsities – NUC

Three Delta Institutions Was Approve To Upgrade To Varsities – NUC.

The upgrade of three institutions in Delta State to full-fledged universities has been approved by The National Universities Commission (NUC).

The institutions include the College of Education Agbor, now University of Delta, Agbor; Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro now University of Science and Technology, Ozoro, and Delta State University, Anwai Campus, now Dennis Osadebay University, Anwai.

Executive Secretary of the NUC, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, issued the letter of recognition of the varsities to a delegation from the state led by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa at the Commission’s headquarters in Abuja yesterday.

Rasheed noted that the development has brought the total number of universities in the country to 197, explaining that 98 of them are public universities while 99 are private.

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