Senate passes law to establish Maritime University

The bill for the establishment of Nigerian Maritime University in Delta State,  has been passed by the Senate, three years after its foundation was laid at Okerenkoko in Warri south-West local government area was done by former President Goodluck Jonathan in 2014.

The bill sponsored by James Manager, PDP-Delta, for its establishment was passed by the Senate on Thursday, following the report of the committee on tertiary education and TETFUND chaired by Barau Jibrin, APC-Kano.

The bill will now be transmitted to the House of Representatives for concurrence and the later for President Muhammadu Buhari’s assent, before it becomes law, which woul allow the school access to funding from the annual budget.

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