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PAMO University Honours Wike, Commissions Academic Block

By Vannessa Eddie


A mono- discipline University, PAMO University of Medical Sciences (PUMS) has in recognition of the outstanding contributions of Governor Wike to its rapid development named an academic building after him.

Commissioning the building,Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal commended his Rivers State counterpart, Bar. Nyesom Wike for commitment to the infrastructural development of the state as well his efforts and support to PAMO University of Medical Sciences.

According to him, his investments in the university will help in grooming quality medical professionals in the state and country at large and prayed God to grant Governor Wike the wisdom to continue to administer a complex state like Rivers.

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Former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd); Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal; Adamawa State Governor, Umaru Fintiri; Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed; among other national figures, were in Rivers State for the commissioning of the academic building built by Pamo University of Medical Sciences.

Other dignitaries at the occasion include: Minister of Labour, Dr Chris Ngige; First Lady of Niger State, Hajia Amina Bello, and officials of National Universities Commission (NUC).

In his remark, former Rivers State Governor and founder of PUMS, Dr Peter Odili, described the occasion as historic, saying that the occasion marked the opening of PUMS Administrative Block and urged all stakeholders to thank Governor Wike for his determined and consistent contributions to the growth of the school.

“Due to the support of the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, the school has been able to surmount the challenges of development, leading to the Nyesom Wike Academic Building,” he disclosed.

Dr Peter Odili informed that the Nyesom Wike Academic building has four lecture halls, 36 offices for relevant staff and four ultra-modern laboratories for courses for the third year of the institution and clinical courses.

He said with his interaction with other key stakeholders of University Education, the contributions of Governor Wike remains unprecedented.

The founder of PUMs, Dr Peter Odili, thereafter led other stakeholders on a tour of the Nyesom Wike Academic Building.

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