Wike faults NASS moves to establish more law school campuses

 Wike faults NASS moves to establish more law school campuses

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has faulted moves by the Nigerian Senate to pass a bill seeking to create two campuses of the Nigerian Law School in each geo-political zone in the country.

The governor described the move as politically motivated.

The bill is titled, ‘A bill for an Act to amend the Legal Education (Consolidation etc.) Act by establishing the campuses for the Nigerian Law School, and for other related matters’.

According to the Governor, the proponents of the bill are merely trying to score cheap political points in their constituencies ahead of the 2023 general election.

He made the claim during an unscheduled inspection of ongoing construction work at the Dr. Nabo Graham Douglas Campus of the Nigerian Law School, Port Harcourt on Wednesday.

Wike accused the lawmakers sponsoring the bill of politicising the establishment of Nigerian Law School campuses, despite evidence that the Federal Government…

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