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Commissioning of UAT CBT Center

OFFICIAL COMMISSIONING OF UAT’S COMPUTER-BASED TESTING (CBT) CENTRE
(A project wholly sponsored by the Bayelsa State Education Trust Fund)

The University of Africa, today 24th February, 2021 hosted the Chairman, BOT Bayelsa Education Development Trust Fund, Prof. T. T. Isoun (ably represented by Prof. Francis Sikoki), the Executive Secretary, Dr. (Mrs.) Alice Atuwo, as well as other distinguished members of the Board and staff on the occasion of the commissioning ceremony of the University’s Computer-Based Testing(CBT) Centre.

The multi-million Naira project was principally sponsored by the Bayelsa State Education Development Trust Fund. The University is grateful to the BSETF for having made it possible for UAT to host this Centre, which is now the first and only government-owned CBT centre in Bayelsa State. The Chairman commended the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Kingston Nyamapfene and other Principal Officers of the University for their foresight in conceptualizing and executing the project.

The Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Nyamapfene lauded the Bayelsa State Education Development Trust Fund for their swift interventions to the University. In his remarks and vote of thanks, the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Admin), Prof. Iwekumo Agbozu stated that this project has moved the University from a construction stage to an operational phase. He assured the board members and staff present that the dividends expected to accrue from this investment would definitely soon become evident, to the credit of the BEDTF and the benefit of Bayelsa State and Nigeria at large.

The event was wrapped up with the unveiling and commissioning of the Centre by Prof. Francis Sikoki, a member of the Board who spoke on behalf of the Chairman on this occasion flanked by the Executive Secretary, Dr. (Mrs.) Alice Atuwo, the Vice Chancellor of University of Africa, Toru-Orua and other dignitaries present.