The Nigerian senate finally passed the bill for the establishment Federal University of Maritime Studies, Oron from Maritime Academy of Oron today 6th of july 2017.
The Senate made this known through its official twitter handle @NGRSenate.
Today, @NGRSenate passed 5 Bills.
This brings the total number of Bills passed by the 8th Senate since June 9th, 2015 to 101. pic.twitter.com/meeU1PRPiZ
— The Senate President (@SPNigeria) July 6, 2017
On the list of bills passed today also includes the National Open University of Nigeria Act, which will enable students of the university to go for the mandatory National Youth Service Corps, NYSC.
The Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki commended those who worked on the Bill, saying that Maritime is one important industry that needs development especially in areas of manpower and it will go along way in creating jobs and other opportunities for others.