Lectures Begin At Maritime University  October

The Maritime University, one of the key demands of the Niger Delta militants will take-off in October, Mr. Laolu Akande, the senior special assistant(media) in the Acting President’s office, said.At a joint press conference with the media team of the Presidency, Akande said  the Vice Chancellor of the new university had been asked to bring a take-off budget for the institution.According to him, the National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved a number of courses for the university.“You will recall that last November the President held a meeting with the leaders of PANDEF where issues of Niger Delta development was discussed in which the Acting President embarked on the visit to the states of the Niger Delta.“And since then the president asked that an inter-ministerial committee be composed led by the Vice President to look at all the issues, specifically using the PANDEF demand as the take-off point.