The Minister of Aviation Hadi Sirika on behalf of the Federal Government signed a Memoranda of Understanding with Nile University of Nigeria for the take-off of the African Aviation and Aerospace University in September this year.
At the signing ceremony, Siraka said the University will be run on dual mode (Hybrid) physical and virtual beginning with Bsc Aviation Business, Bsc Meteorology.
He assured all that following the NUC approval, a Master of Science in Aviation Management will commence in the University.
Speaking further, he said the take-off and governing of the University will be through public and private sector arrangement and in the long run would become fully private.
He explained that the MoU will enable Nile University to provide the attention and research support for the take-off of the undergraduate programme for the first two years as provided by the NUC convention and practice.
Signing the MoU on behalf of the Nile University of Nigeria, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Dilli Dogo, said Nile university is happy with the take-off of AAAU in their campus, and are happy to be associated with the development.
He said after due discussion and intensive negotiation and understanding the school has come to the level where officially it can appendage its signature to an MoU that will be mutually beneficial to the two institutions.