Anambra State University Renamed Ojukwu University

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The Anambra State University has been renamed as the the Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University.

The bill to name the school as such was passed by the Anambra House of Assembly, in a big to honor the late Biafra hero.

The decision followed the report of the House Committee on Education which recommended the change of the name.


“After due consideration of facts and information, the committee recommends that the law establishing the university be repealed while a new law aimed at amending the principal law be passed,” Chairman, House Committee on Education, Mrs Rita Maduagwu said.

The Speaker, Mrs Chinwe Nwaebili, said that the university would be a multi-campus institution located in Awka, Igbariam and Uli.



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