The Federal Government has formally Taken over the Ownership of King David University of Medical Sciences, Uburu, Ebonyi state.

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The Federal Government yesterday formally took over the ownership of King David University of Medical Sciences, Uburu, Ebonyi state under a presidential promise by President Muhammadu Buhari in May this year.

A spokesperson for the Government of Ebonyi government Chooks Oko, in a signed statement, disclosed that a memorandum of understanding MOU to affect the handover was signed in a ceremony held in the conference room of the Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja.

Speaking at the ceremony, the Governor of Ebonyi State David Umahi said the idea of the university was borne out of the desire to save the life of the people, serve them well, stop medical tourism, and bring world-class medical services home.

Umahi further explained that the beautiful university environment was beyond what a state could manage, while the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, said the Federal Government had to take over the university because of its strategic importance to the overall healthcare plans of the federal government.

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