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Gov. Obaseki makes AAU Multi-Campus


_Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo, on Friday, announced the conversion of the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, to a multi-campus institution, alongside two other state-owned tertiary institutions._


_Obaseki announced the conversion while speaking at the education policy town hall meeting convened by the state Ministry of Education._



_The governor said that while the main campus would be in Ekpoma, the two new campuses would be located in Oredo local government and Owan federal constituency._


_For Oredo, the Edo chief executive said the campus would focus on technology and engineering, while the sister campus in Owan would be for agriculture and natural resources._


_Obaseki also announced an upgrade of the State College of Agriculture, Iguoriakhi, into a degree-awarding institution with two other campuses in Agenebode and Uromi._


_“We are, as a priority, upgrading our College of Agriculture into three campuses and that the college would be degree-awarding._


_“We have the main campus in Iguoriakhi, we have another campus in Uromi, and the third one in Agenebode._


_“The one in Iguoriakhi is almost completed, while the ones in Agenebode and Uromi would be captured in our next budget._


_“The same philosophy would apply to our College of Education, which has been converted into three campuses._


_“Abudu campus will focus on basic and early childhood education, the main campus in Igueben will focus on secondary education, while Afuze on special, physical and health education,” he said._

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