The National Universities Commission, NUC, has accepted the institution of King David Umahi University of Medical Sciences, Uburu, Ohoazara LGA, Ebonyi State.
Prof Abubakar Rasheed, the Executive Secretary of NUC, offered the approval letter to the governor of the state, David Umahi on Tuesday within the Federal Capital Territory, FCT Abuja.
Rasheed who lauded the governor for working in direction of the institution of the college mentioned the overall variety of universities within the nation now stands at 197.
He famous that the establishment which in accordance with him might goal a inhabitants of no more than 5 thousand college students can compete with different universities the world over.
Also talking, the Executive Governor of Ebonyi State, Umahi, mentioned the rationale behind the institution of a medical college is to have a medical centre of excellence that may be the most effective and appropriate with another college or medical centre inside and out of doors the nation.
He lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for offering the sum of N3.5 billion which was used for the development of a most cancers unit within the new establishment.
According to the governor, “The college is established with the imaginative and prescient and mission which are per the Nigerian National Health Policy (NHP) and Strategy aimed toward attaining good Health for All Nigerians.
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