THE FOUNTAIN OF KNOWLEDGE
Edo State University Uzairue (formerly Edo University Iyamho), was established by the Edo University Uzairue
Law (2014) and subsequently amended to Edo University Iyamho, Uzairue, (Amendment Law 2015). It was further
amended as Edo University Iyamho (Amendment Law 2016). The University was accorded recognition and issued
license by the National Universities Commission on 23rd March, 2016, as the 41st State owned University and
142nd University in Nigeria.
Edo State University Uzairue is a fee-paying institution of world-class standard. The purpose for establishing the University is to meet the increasing demands for quality tertiary education in Edo State in particular and Nigeria in general. The Edo State Government also realised that developing human capital through quality education is the key to meaningful development of the State, hence the need to establish a University that will provide quality education. The University is also expected to propel social, economic, political, cultural, scientific and industrial growth of the State and Nigeria. The establishment of theEdo State University Uzairue will equally increase access to tertiary education for Edo State citizens and other Nigerians. Edo State University Uzairue is fully owned by Edo State Government.