The Senate Committee on Tertiary Education and TETFUND yesterday conducted a public hearing on the Bill for an Act to Establish the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun (FUPRE).
Notable amongst among stakeholders who were present with their positions are His Royal Majesty, Abe 1, Emmanuel Sideso, the Ovie of Uvwie Kingdom with his counterpart from Bomadi, His Royal Majesty, Pere Kalanama the VIII, Pere of Akugbene Mein Kingdom, the Vice Chancellor of FUPRE Professor Akii Ibadodhe supported by the institution’s pro-chancellor, Senator Nimi Barigha-Amange and governing council chairman.
Several eminent Urhobos and Deltans including Rev. Father Ambrose Abaka Oghenejode, High Chief Frank Kokori, General Obada (rtd), Chief (Dr.) Mrs. Uvoh Gardener, Chief Ayiri Emami, Mr. Paul Abu and Chief Jaro Egbo were present. All presentations at the public hearing were in support of the bill.
Source: Mr. Paul Abu
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