The Federal University of Technology,
Owerri (FUTO) has been appointed by the Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC) to mentor the first private university in Imo State, Hezekiah University, Umudi.
Following the speech of FUTO Vice Chancellor,Prof. Chigozie Asiabaka, who made the disclosure, the NUC expects FUTO to provide academic and administrative advice to Hezekiah for five years, as well as send periodic reports to it.
Prof. Asiabaka attributed the new responsibility to the feats the institution has
recorded in integrity, professionalism,
transparency and fairness in the field of
teaching, learning and research.
He assured that the university will perform
the task to the best of its ability.