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Buhari signs bill establishing University of Petroleum Resources in Delta State



President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday at the State House, Abuja signed into law a bill establishing the University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State.

While signing the bill into law during a brief ceremony at the State House, Buhari assured that his administration will continue to support the socio-economic development of the Niger Delta region.

He said, “This administration is fully committed to supporting the Niger Delta in its endeavours to achieve socio-economic development.”

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This was disclosed in a statement the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, released on Tuesday.

The president at the event urged 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 specialized university in the Niger Delta, charged with training and research in petroleum technologies.


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