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In exercising an important oversight function, the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, paid an inspection visit to the project site of Port Harcourt campus of Nigerian Law School.
The senate committee led by its Chairman, Senator Michael Opeyemi Bamidele made a brief stop at Government House, Port Harcourt before being led to the project site by Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike.
The Special Adviser to the Governor on Special Projects, Dax George-Kelly who is also the Head of Bureau For Special Projects took the governor and the senators round the project.
In his remarks, the chairman of the committee, Senator Bamidele expressed satisfaction with the quality of work done so far. The senator said that there is no going back on the Port Harcourt campus of Nigerian Law School, irrespective of the current bill pending before the National Assembly 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.’
“Rivers State has set a very high standard, this is the best in the country, I don’t think any law school campus in the future can beat this,” He said.
“The economic implications of this campus are far reaching not just in Rivers State but Nigeria at large,” The senator said.
Governor Nyesom Wike also took the senators to inspect the staff residential quarters under construction in another location.