Buhari signs bill for establishment of University of Petroleum Resources

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday signed into law, the bill establishing the University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State, assuring that “this administration is fully committed to supporting the Niger Delta in its endeavours to achieve socio-economic development.”

According to a statement by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, Buhari appealed to all communities in the Niger Delta rwgion 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.


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