The proposed Chosen Crown University in Mgbidi has taken off as Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, on Wednesday, performed a ground – breaking ceremony in company of other state officials and hordes of priests from church.
The ground-breaking ceremony which took place at the site of varsity in Mgbidi,Oru-West local Government Area and promoted by the Lords Chosen Charismatic Renewal Movement would see construction begin in earnest according to the church.
The governor while performing the ground-breaking states that the General Overseer of the church, Pastor Larzarus Muoka, has responded to his calls and appeals to religious groups and Individuals with capacity to set-up private universities in the state considering the growing applications from indigenes desiring of higher education.
The governor maintained that more universities in the Eastern Heartland would help the growing list of applicants from the state and faced with policies like quota system and catchment areas gain admission.
Continuing he re-states “Whatever we can do to encourage this project, we must do it. University puts a community in the map of the World and brings landmark development.
“We shall support you for it to be completed and fast-track the registration. We are also ready to donate School as its temporary site”.
You may recall that the governor had earlier given land and N10 million to the Church to clear the site of the University.
Speaking earlier, Pastor Muoka promised on the readiness of the University to become one of the best in the nation, and produce graduates that will raise the bars of intellectualism globally