Delta State deputy governor Barr. Kingsley Otuaro has reaffirmed the state government commitment in bringing prosperity to all Deltans through the S.M.A.R.T agenda.

Barr. Otuaro who gave the reassurance during an inspection tour to the Nigeria Maritime University Okerenkoko, Burutu local government, Delta State, thanked his people for the overwhelming support given to the Okowa/Otuaro vision, adding that as government, they are poised towards delivery prosperity to all Deltans as encapsulated in heir SMART Agenda.

Addressing the people of Gbaramatu Kingdom, the Director General NIMASA, Dr. Ziakede Akpobolokemi said the university will be a clear cut from the conventional universities in the country devoid of strike among others, noting that Nigeria Maritime University Okerenkoko is set to come on stream, September 2015/16 academic year.

The Vice Chancellor, Prof Maureen Etebu, promised the people that they will be carried along adding that they will have a cordial working relationship. The Delta State Deputy, the regent of Gbaramatu Kingdom His Highness Elder Oyagha P.T thanked the federal government for the project saying that the university and the shipyard/dockyard will bring development in terms of human and infrastructures to the region.

The Deputy Governor led members of University board on the spot assessment at the temporarily site. It will be recall that the immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan flag off the Nigeria Maritime University on the 10th of May 2014.