- October 18, 2017
- Posted by: Godwin Elijah
- Category: National News
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the bill establishing the University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State, into law.
According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President, at the brief ceremony, pledged continued support for the socio-economic development of the Niger Delta region.
He appealed to all communities in the region to strive for peace through dialogue in resolving all conflicts not only among them, but also with business entities and the authorities.
With the signing of the bill into law, the path has been cleared for the establishment of the specialised university in the Niger Delta, charged with training and research in petroleum technologies.