Good news to residents of Aba, in Abia State, as the State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has approved the establishment of Pharmacy and Engineering departments in the proposed Aba campus of the Abia State University, Uturu, ABSU.
Governor Ikpeazu, who made the disclosure recently while receiving a delegation of the Anglican Diocese of Aba, led by the Bishop, Rt. Rev Chiodoadighi Christian Ugwuzor at the Governor’s Lodge, Aba, said the proposed Aba campus will be completed by the end of this year.
He further hinted that the Pharmacy and Engineering departments will form the nucleus of the Aba campus of the university.
The governor noted that approval had been given to the university to fast track the commencement of the Aba campus at Osisioma and assured that serious construction work will commence at the site shortly.
He has also expressed his delight with the management of the university for maintaining consistent high standards over the years which has resulted in the steady upward movement of the university in the ranking among universities in Nigeria.