Delta students stranded as court evicts institute from location

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Students of Institute of Continuing Education, (lCE), Warri, Delta State are stranded owing to eviction of the institute from its site.

This followed a court judgement delivered in favour of Baptist Church, Warri, which shared boundary with the institute.

As at the time of filing this report, the main gate of the institute has been cemented with concrete walls.

The Commissioner for Higher Education, Prof Nyerovwo Tonukari, confirmed that ICE lost an over 10 years legal battle over ownership of the land where the institution was located, along Okere road, to Baptist Church.

He however disclosed that it was the Ministry of Basic and Secondary education, Delta State that relocated the institute to Cavagina primary school, along Warri/ Sapele road.

According to him, the relocation was a permanent arrangement by the Ministry.

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