There is jubilation in Ozoro and Agbor as Ozoro poly and Agbor College of Education have been converted to state universities. The bill was sent to the state house of assembly by the governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa
The Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has forwarded bills to the Delta State House of Assembly, to upgrade three higher Institutions of College of Education Agbor, to a University of Education, Anwai Campus of the Delta State University, to Delta State University of Science and Agriculture, and the Ozoro Polytechnic, to Delta State University of Science and Technology.
The letters were read at the floor of the house by the Speaker, Rt. Hon Sheriff Obowvriwori on Tuesday January 26, 2021.
In the letter, the Governor stated that the move was as a continuous increase in the number of Deltans jostling for space into the few existing universities as a result of the increase in the number of admission seekers.
He further stated that the decision was also to meet up with the federal government decision to upgrade educational and technical education in the country by having degree awarding institutions in these areas.