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Jonathan seeks Senate approval to rename UNILAG, 2 others
President Goodluck Jonathan has asked the Senate for approval to rename three federal universities.
In a letter sent to the Senate today and read by the Senate President at the commencement of Plenary, the President is asking for approval to rename Federal University of Technology Umudike to Michael Okpara University Umudike; Federal Univeristy of Technology Yola to Modibbo Adama University and University of Lagos to Moshood Abiola University, Lagos.
Students of the University of Lagos had embarked on a protest following the President's announcement on May 29 of the renaming of the university.