The Anambra House of Assembly on Thursday passed a bill, changing the
name of the state-owned university at Uli to Chukwuemeka Odumegwu
The bill was passed during the plenary of the legislature in Awka to honour the former Biafra hero.
The decision followed the report of the House Committee on Education which recommended the change of the name.
Rita Maduagwu (APGA Nnewi South 2), the Chairman, House Committee on
Education, recalled that the bill had been read the second time on the
floor of the house on Dec. 17, 2013.
She said that the committee
found that the university’s name had been changed before from Anambra
State University of Science and Technology and that there were a number
of provisions in the extant law that required review.