Wigwe University Excites Nigerians As Video Shows World-Class School Built By Late Access Bank CEO

Wigwe University Excites Nigerians As Video Shows World-Class School Built By Late Access Bank CEO

  • As Wigwe University prepares to start academic activities, Nigerians are reacting to a prototype video showing the institution
  • Wigwe University was built by visionary banker and late Access Bank CEO, Herbert Wigwe, and people have described the school as top-notch
  • The Wigwe University's website indicates that the school fees start from N9.6 million per academic session

A prototype video showing Wigwe University in Isiokpo, Rivers state, has caught the attention of Nigerians.

The video, which is also on Wigwe University's website, was reposted on X by Alex Onyia, and it received many comments.

Wigwe University founded by late Access Bank CEO, Herbert Wigwet.
Wigwe University was founded by Herbert Wigwe. Photo credit: Wigwe University.
Source: UGC

The videe showed the various structures to be put in place for a conducive learning environment.

Wigwe University is the brainchild of visionary banker and late Access Bank CEO Herbert Wigwe.

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Due to the facilities seen in the video, many Nigerians referred to Wigwe University as an Ivy League school.

School fees at Wigwe University Isiokpo

According to information on the school's website, Wigwe University, located in Isiokpo, Rivers state, would launch in 130 days.

The website also indicated that the school fees ranged from ₦9.6 million to ₦11,998,800, depending on the course of study.

While students in the college of arts would pay ₦9.6 million, those in the colleges of engineering, science and computing, management and social sciences would pay ₦11.9 million.

Sharing the video on X, Alex Onyia praised the vision behind Wigwe University.

He said:

"Wigwe University will officially open it's doors to the public from August. The faculty members will be resuming fully on campus in July. The school so far is the most beautiful University Campus in Nigeria. The school is designed to be the first Ivy-League standard University from Africa. I love what I'm seeing."

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Watch the video below:

Reactions to prototype video of Wigwe University

@FelixAkowei said:

"Beautiful but I hope they will maintain this standard because we lack in this country is maintainance culture."

@Jussblaze9 said:

"I hope lecturer's salaries will be world-class as well."

@igwedip said:

"The school is not for the poor Sha."

@Huma_nity_1st said:

"I can't stop shouting."

Wigwe’s last messages on X before his demise

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported how netizens reacted to Herbert Wigwe's emotional post on his social media pages days before his death.

The Nigerian billionaire was a massive inspiration to many Nigerians, and even in death, he continues to inspire many young people.

Twenty-one days before his unfortunate demise in a helicopter crash, Wigwe posted an inspirational message to thousands of followers on X, and it has created quite a stir online.

Proofreading by Nkem Ikeke, journalist and copy editor at Legit.ng.

Source: Legit.ng

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