UNN, Igbinedion varsity to commence degree in aviation studies

UNN, Igbinedion varsity to commence degree in aviation studies

The University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and Igbinedion University, Okada in Edo State have partnered with an Irish aviation training company, Newcastle Aerodrome, to commence a degree program in Aviation Studies.

The Vice-Chancellor of UNN, Prof. Charles Igwe, who was at the occasion, described the partnership as the best thing that had happened to him in his capacity as the VC.

UNN, Igbinedion University to commence degree in aviation studies

Also speaking, the Vice-Chancellor, Igbinedion University, Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye, said, “We are positive that the partnership, when fully operational, will bear mutual benefits to our two parties while advancing quality delivery of assigned responsibilities.”

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Earlier, Chief Flying Officer and Director of Aerodrome Newcastle, John Nugent, said that the partnership was historic being the first time two Nigerian Universities – the first public university and the first private university would be coming in partnership with an international aviation school to enroll students to train as pilots.

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