Legal education in Nigeria will receive a boost on July 17, 2021 as the Port Harcourt Campus of the Nigerian Law School will begin operations.
The ceremony scheduled to hold at the former School of Nursing Campus, Rumueme, Port Harcourt, will attract legal luminaries from all over the country.
Facilities on the Campus include,1,500 capacity classroom blocks, hostel blocks for 1,638 students, multipurpose hall, 16 units of 3-bedroom flat staff quarters with a swimming pool, gymnasium and lawn tennis court.
Other facilities are library, moot court/law clinic building, sick bay, administrative block, cafeteria and sporting facilities for students.
Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, had earlier received a formal letter of approval from the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, for the establishment of a campus of the Nigerian Law School in Port Harcourt on June 24, 2021.
The letter was presented to Governor Wike by the Director-General of the Nigerian Law School, Prof Isa Huyatu Chiroma, at the Government House, Port Harcourt.