Herbert Wigwe Establishes World Class University In Rivers State


Dr. Herbert Wigwe, top flight banker has established a world class University in Isiokpo, an ancient town in the Ikwerre  Local Government Area of Rivers State.



Jossy Amadi reports that that an  Inaugural/Foundation meeting of the proprietor  of the  Wigwe University, Isiokpo,  Dr. Herbert Wigwe, with Isiokpo Council of Chiefs and other community stakeholders took place in Isiokpo on Tuesday  where Prof. Darlington Didia, Professor in an American University, was introduced as one of those to pioneer the new institution that is patterned after the template of  Oxford and Harvard University.



Jossy Amadi further reports that the National Universities Commission  is billed to visit the  University site on Saturday, 20th August, 2022 for inspection and formal approval.



Notable Outcome gathered that, at an inaugural  meeting on Tuesday in Isiokpo, HRM, Nye Nwe Ali Isiokpo, Ikwerre Local Government Council Chairman, Nigerian Police Area Command and other community leaders pledged their support for the initiative.



Jossy Amadi reports that the Visitor and Pro – Chancellor of the University, Dr Herbert Wigwe, assured the stakeholders  that the first set of students would commence lectures in September 2024, even as he  appealed to all to individually and collectively buy into the University project that is geared towards uplifting mankind.


He further  hinted that the University community and its environs would enjoy uninterrupted electricity supply when fully operational.


In his response, His Royal Majesty, King Blessing A N Wagor, Wagidi XL, Nye Nwe Ali Isiokpo Kingdom, gave his royal blessings and assured the University  proprietor  of a conducive  environment  for academic  activities.



Among dignitaries in attendance were former secretary to Rivers state government, Dame Aleruchi Cookey-Gam, immediate past commissioner of works, Rivers state, Barr Eloka Tasie-Amadi; former E/D Finance and Admin -NDDC, Dr Christian O Amadi, Chief I H Wigwe, Dr Ebere Wigwe, Chairman, Isiokpo Development Committee; Mr. Eze Wordu, Secretary, Isiokpo Council of Chiefs; Hon Jossy Chie Amadi, Chief Charles I Nsirim, former E/D Halliburton, Chief Matthew N Aleru-former M/D, NDBDA, Chief S. C. Owhonda, Check, Ogbodo Council of Chiefs; Elder Humphrey Walker and a host of others.

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