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Abia Govt converts 3 institutions into universities



The Authorities of Abia State has introduced the conversion of three establishments into universities within the State following the approval by the State Home of Meeting.

This was disclosed in a launch by the State Commissioner for Info, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, and made obtainable to newsmen, on the finish of the Abia State Govt Council Assembly chaired by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu on the Authorities Home, Umuahia, on Tuesday.

The establishments are: Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, to change into Abia State College of Science and Know-how,
Abia State School of Training, Arochukwu, to change into Abia State College of Training, and
Abia State School of Well being Sciences and Administration Research to change into Abia State College of Well being Science and Administration Research, Aba.

The Authorities additionally accepted the bifurcation of Abia State Ministry of Training into Ministry of Fundamental Training and Ministry of Submit Fundamental Training.

The Authorities additional accepted particular funding for Abia State Scholarship Board to allow them ship extra overseas scholarships to needing Abia College students, in addition to award native scholarships.

In accordance with the discharge, “Exco directed the expedition of procurement processes for the institution of Abia State Automated Garment manufacturing facility, Aba, with greater than 500 new jobs anticipated at take off in December 2021

“The council reviewed and accepted additional launch of funds for the brand new Authorities Home challenge in Umuahia to make sure realization as scheduled


“The Council directed the expeditious completion of labor on the new JAAC constructing in Umuahia

“The council accepted valuation of excellent work at Ohobo Afara Housing property and personal public partnership association to finish and allocate the buildings to Abians.

“The council accepted the renaming of two Technical Faculties within the state as follows: Boys Technical School, Aba, now to be generally known as Authorities Technical School, Aba, and Secondary Technical School, Afara, now to be generally known as Authorities Technical School, Afara

“The council accepted funding for fortifications, transforming and completion of labor on the Mom & Little one Specialist Hospital, Umuahia.

“The council accepted the award of the next contracts: Rehabilitation/Reconstruction of 9 nos of roads in Umuahia.

“The manager Council assembly accepted Improve of Umuahia Township Stadium in Umuahia LGA by Aron Nigeria Restricted.”

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