Delta State appears to be the State that has the highest number of Universities in Nigeria

This comes after the National University Commission (NUC) approved four new facilities on Friday (March 26).

According to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Delta is now the country with the highest number of universities in Nigeria.

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa announced this interesting fact on his Twitter page on Saturday 27 March.

The governor of Delta said it came after the National University Commission (NUC) approved four new top institutions in the state.

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa said the university approval letter was issued by the executive secretary of the commission, Abubakar Rashid, in Abuja.

He enrolled new institutions such as Delta State University, Agbor; Denis Osadebe University, Asaba; and Delta State University of Science and Technology, Ozoro.

The tweet:

“Yesterday the National University Commission (NUC) approved three new universities in Delta State. The recognized universities are Delta State University, Agbor; Denis Osadebe University, Asaba; and Delta State University of Science and Technology, Ozoro.
Approval was granted by NUC Executive Secretary Prof Abubakar Rashid when Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa urged senior government officials to submit the strategic documents to the university at the Commission’s headquarters in Abuja.

“With the NUC approval, Delta has the largest number of universities in Nigeria. This is because the state already has four universities in addition to the existing ones.

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