The House of Representatives on Tuesday has passed a bill for an act to establish the Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State.
The bill, which was sponsored by Hon. Evelyn Omavowan Oboro representing Opke/Sapele/Uvwie Federal Constituency in Delta State during the seventh assembly, was passed following the consideration and adoption of the report of the relevant committees of the House
Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State is intended to accelerate the development of the middle and high-level manpower for the oil and gas sector.
FUPRE, which has existed for 10 years, is currently operating from its permanent site sitting atop over 100 hectares of land and has produced four sets of sciences graduates and two sets of engineering graduates and would soon receive legal backing when the bill is concurred with by the Senate and signed by President Muhammadu Buhari.