Following persistent strategic and fruitful engagements between the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege and the Honourable Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, and a subsequent direct request to His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, the Federal Government has now approved the establishment of the Federal University of Medical and Health Science, Kwale.
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sunny Areh, Omo-Agege described the achievement as a great win for all the people in Kwale, especially the Ndokwa Nation.
“It is a fulfillment of a major campaign promise by the DSP to the good people of Ndokwa Nation during the last electoral campaigns. We give all the glory to God Almighty.
“The DSP is eternally grateful to Mr. President for his undeniable patriotic and equitable leadership spirit which has again resulted in the establishment of this much needed institution for the overall good of our people, after his similar approval of the establishment of the Federal Polytechnic Orogun.
“The DSP thanks his dear friend, the Honourable Minister of Education for consistently demonstrating admirable patriotism and respect for positive friendship in managing the huge responsibilities of the State.
“The establishment of the Federal University of Medical and Health Science, Kwale is, without question, a worthy achievement. It is the hope of the Deputy President of the Senate that our leaders will work together to realize its proper take-off and sustainable functioning.