THE Federal University, Otuoke, in Bayelsa State, is to introduce 16 new academic programmes in addition to the 12 existing ones from the next academic session.
Its Vice Chancellor, Professor Seth Jaja, disclosed this on Monday during an interactive session with the students of the institution.
The VC said that the National Universities Commission (NUC) gave its approval to the university to commence the new programmes in the Faculties of Engineering, Management Sciences, Sciences and Education.
.Jaja also said that the institution would admit 2,500 students in the next academic session to fill the spaces that the new programmes would create.
He added that the institution was making efforts to create an enabling environment to accommodate the new students.