Bill to establish Imo State University of Science & Technology passes second reading.

news-briefA bill for a law to establish the Imo State University of Science and technology Ohaji/Egbema LGA has passed second reading in the Imo Sate house of Assembly.

The chief Sponsor of the bill,Hon.Emmanuel Orie representing Ohaji/Egbema state constituency Tuesday at the house plenary said that the bill if passed into law would address youths restiveness in the area.

Orie while elaborating on the structure of the proposed university of Science and technology Egbema said that the chairman governing council of the university shall hold office for the period of three years from the date of the appointment and as well be eligible for re-appointment.

The lawmaker further explained that among the members of the academic board of the university, the bill provided for the inclusion of the university Liberian and six members elected at a meeting of members of academic staff.He further said that the academic board of the Egbema university of Science and technology would also have direct control over the academic activities of the university in order to ensure that standard is sustained.The bill was supported by the deputy speaker IMHA and other lawmakers,meanwhile,the speaker, Rt Hon.Acho Ihim assigned the bill to the house committee on Education.



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