Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has assured that the Aba Campus of Abia State University which will host the faculties of Engineering, Public health and Pharmacy of the University would be completed soon to allow the faculties take off effectively.
Speaking at the official unveiling of the Commemorative Plaque marking the Governor’s working visit to the Campus under construction, the Governor said the establishment of the faculties is in consonance with the enabling law of the University for the establishment of multiple campuses in the three Senatorial zones of the State.
He said that the Faculty of Engineering is designed to support manufacturing potentials of Aba Community as well as to boost the SME sector.
The Governor promised to pay compensation to the land donors soon and requested the TC Chairman of Osisioma LGA, to bring along 30 indigenes of the communities of Umuarakpa and Umuogbara Egbe including youths to a meeting with him not later than 10 days from today.
Earlier, the Transition Committee Chairman of Osisioma LGA, Hon. Ikechukwu Nwabekee extolled the Governor for doing so much for Osisioma Local government.
Speaking, the Vice Chancellor ABSU, represented by the University Bursar, Chuks Nwogwugwu thanked the Governor for his support to the outgoing VC, Prof Ikonne.