Vanguard (Lagos)

8 January 2013

Nigeria: UPU Boosts Delta Varsity

Delta State University, DELSU, Abraka, yesterday got a major boost, with Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, of Northern California, USA, donating several computer accessories running into millions of naira to the institution.

The donated items meant for the Computer Science Laboratory and Medical/ Chemistry/Surgical Laboratory of DELSU are: 41 Dell desk top computers; 38 PC monitors; one HP 2100 laser printer; two HP 1100 laser printers; one HP 6L laser printer; one compact J300 desk printer and scanner; one 4500 HP printer; one HP 4600 printer; six Dell flat screen and 32 PC keyboards.

Others include 21 boxes of petri dishes/20 bags; six conical flasks Pyrex; one box of rubber stoppers; one 400ml beaker; two 600ml beakers; one 250ml beaker; two 100ml beakers; three drain vials with stoppers; one Laparoscopy surgical unit; 15 otoscopes; one Leica surgical microscope; one micro-centrifuge tube; one HP 895 desk printer; 21 Dell laptops and printer toners (HP) brothers among others.

Receiving the items, DELSU Vice Chancellor, Prof. Eric Arubayi, expressed gratitude to the donors for the gesture, promising that the items would be put to good use.

While presenting the items to DELSU, Mr. Emmanuel Ntekume, immediate past President of UPU, Northern California, USA said that: "We are here to donate to DELSU to help our people back home."

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