Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has stated that the Abia State University will establish a Department of Pharmacy in the planned Aba Campus of the University.
The Pharmacy Department and that of Engineering will form the nucleus of the Aba Campus of the University which is expected to take off fully by the end of this year.
The Governor made this known today when he received a delegation of the Anglican Diocese of Aba led by the Bishop, Rt. Rev. Chiodoadighi Christian Ugwuzor at the Governor’s Lodge Aba.
According to the Governor, approval has been given to the University to fast track the commencement of the Aba Campus at Osisioma and assured that serious construction will commence at the site shortly.
He expressed deep happiness with the management of the University for maintaining consistent high standards over the years which has resulted in the steady upward movement of the University in the ranking of Universities in Nigeria.