Morobe Governor Luther Wenge has announced a plan to build a new University in Morobe Province.
He has announced plans to build the University at Wawin outside 40 Mile where the National Department of Livestock Farm is situated.
He made this announcement last Friday during Wawin National School of Excellence 21st grade 12 graduation.
Wenge said he as the provincial minister for education and governor he will ensure this plan becomes a reality.
He said the plan to build a University is to cater the growing number of students expected to pass out from Wawin National School of Excellence and Secondary schools in Morobe.
Wenge said the plan will be tabled at Tutumang Haus for discussions and recommendations to be made for the Department of Higher Education, Science, Research and Technology and its ministry for National Executive Council’s (NEC) approval.
He stated that since National High Schools have shifted to National School of Excellence under the 1 – 6 – 6 education structure system, there is a need to build universities to cater growing number of students expected to pass out from both Secondary and National School of Excellence.
He stated that advance in technology is also one that requires highly skilled people to do complex jobs at the local level.
He has announced that the university will cater trade courses which goes in line with his plans to produce technocrats in the province.