The Federal Government has
reversed the previous
administration’s decision to upgrade
the University of Agriculture,
Makurdi (UAM) College of Medicine
to Federal University of Health
Sciences, Otukpo in Benue State.
It will be recalled that prior to the
upgrading, FUAM was earlier
granted the license to run the college
of medicine with its teaching
hospital located in Otukpo.
The Vice Chancellor of the Federal
University of Agriculture, Makurdi,
Prof Emmanuel Kucha, however
stated that the take off of the college
has been put on hold pending the
availability of funds.
He said they are currently sourcing
for funds through internally-
generated revenue to develop the
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