The Federal Government is to establish a University of Agriculture at Nzam, in Anambra West Local Government Area of the state.
A representative of the minister of agriculture and rural development, Dr. D. A. Okolo dropped the hint at a meeting with the community leaders of the area.
The community had donated 25,600 hectares of land to President Goodluck Jonathan in appreciation of his presidential victory at the poll, urging him to use the said land to establish a University of Agriculture for the development of the area.
Okolo told the people that the letter on the demand for the establishment of the university was being processed by the Federal Ministry of Education.
VNTI Correspondent ANSU, Mr Okechukwu Ekeh, could confirm that the demand has been accepted by the Goodluck Ebele Jonathan led federal government, and would be commission soon, even as the President visit the state today, for official duties, which include:
• The commissioning of Innoson Motors
• Renaming of the Eastern Gateway to the Odimegwu Ojukwu Gateway
And many others.
Also speaking on behalf of the minister, Mr. D.E.Eniaiyeju of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, said the Minister of Education had given positive indication that the establishment of the university would be a dream come.
Congratulations to all the people of the Anambra State University, on the addition of one more University to a state that could boast of Solid institutions like the:
• Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka(UNIZIK)
• The Anambra State University, Uli(ANSU)
• The Federal Polytechnic Oko
• Nwafor Orizu College of Education
• Madonna University Okija
• Tansian University, Umunya
And many others.
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