The National University Commission (NUC) has recognized and approved the operational license of Kingsley Ozumba Mbadiwe University Ogboko, Imo State as the 42nd State owned University in Nigeria.
At a brief event held at the headquarters of the commission in Abuja, His Excellency Distinguished Senator Hope Uzodimma today the 8th day of December 2021, received the letter of recognition from NUC which approved the University as the 42nd State University in Nigeria and the 143rd University in the Nigerian University System, which remains consistent with the Commission’s earlier communication dated April 2016.
While presenting the letter, Professor Abubarkar Adamu Rasheed, the Executive Secretary of the Commission, congratulated Governor Uzodimma and assured him of the commission’s readiness to assist the state in her academic strides.
It will be recalled that following the recovery of the institution by the Shared Prosperity Administration, the Imo State House of Assembly (IMHA) passed a law establishing the K. O Mbadiwe University, Ogboko and by this license, all is now set for the institution to offer full academic activities for the accredited courses.
The Imo State Governor, Sen. Hope Uzodimma stated on his Social media handle; “Sequel to the fulfillment of guidelines set by the National University Commission (NUC), today I was presented with the Certificate of Recognition and Operational License for the Kingsley Ozumba Mbadiwe University, Ogboko, Imo State.Having been re-assured of adequate support by the commission, I remain committed and confident on the transformation of our educational services for quality training.” – Hope Uzodimma.