Politics

Senator OBA Supports Bill for the establishment of University of Maritime Studies, Oron

Unarguably, Nigeria with the longest coastline in West Africa deserves a Maritime University.
This was the position of Distinguished Senator Bassey Albert (OBA), Leader of Akwa Ibom Caucus in the National Assembly at Thursday 6th February, 2020 plenary as he rose to support the Bill for the establishment of the University of Maritime Studies in Oron, Akwa Ibom State. 
The bill, ‘A Bill for An Act to repeal the Maritime Academy of Nigeria Act Cap.M3 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004, and to establish the University of Maritime Studies, Oron, presented by Distinguished Senator Akon Eyakenyi on the floor of Nigerian Senate , will reposition the maritime sector in terms of manpower development and training. It will in turn improve the economic fortunes of our nation.
In a related development, Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan names Senator Bassey Albert (OBA) and 56 other Senators in the Senate’s constitution amendment committee. 

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