Theodorou said that the School of Foundation studies, an arm of the institution that would prepare the prospective students for various degrees would start in January, 2017. “The proposed School of Foundation Studies, in terms of standard will be the first of its kind in the
Country. The partnership will assist the governor to achieve its lofty ambition. I have links with over 120 countries and this link will be developed to assist the State”, Theodorou stated.
In his response, Dickson pledged his administration’s commitment to the agreement signed, adding that, his administration is poised to do everything within the ambit of the law, to reposition the education sector. He said, “Our aim of establishing the University of Africa is to make it one of the best in the World. We believe that we can deliver. We want Bayelsa to be centre of excellence. With the establishment of the School of Foundation, there is no need of sending our children to far way.”