The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Niger Delta University chapter, has lambasted the Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, for establishing a private university christened, ‘the African International University’.
Ogoun wondered why a government that was unable to adequately fund the NDU could espouse the idea of establishing a new university under a partnership arrangement via counterpart funding with a promise to make it better than NDU.
The ASUU Chairman sought to know why the supposed faceless “investors” involved in the PPP arrangement could not put together the legal instrument required towards obtaining a National University Commission operating licence.
Obuebite in a statement said, “We announced the intention of the State Government to engage the private sector to float a new university to be named the African University.
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