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Who Is the Owner of Ritman University?

Ritman University established in 2015 with the motto “Knowledge for Development” is a privately owned and managed entrepreneurship university in Nigeria. Though still young but has been doing well in it pace.

In the entrepreneurship field, Ritman University has stand to become one of the best university in that aspect as it was established according to the owner “a response to the yearning of renascent Africans for an entrepreneurial university that develops the mind for total productivity, inculcate positive values and offers resources for navigating the world with ease”.

However, you might be wondering who is the owner of Ritman university? or curious to know who owns Ritman university.

Relax, you have come to the right place as that is what we will look to address in this article by looking into how Ritman University was founded and some history around its founding, educational culture, etc.

Without further saying, Get ready, tighten your seatbelt, and sojourn with me as I walk you down the path of Ritman University owner.

Who owns Ritman University?

Ritman University is a private university founded and owned by a former Nigeria senator, Senator Emmanuel Ibok Essien who was elected Senator of Akwa-Ibom North West District for the period of 1999 – 20003.

Where is Ritman University Located?

Ritman University is located about a kilometre from Ikot Ekpene city centre. 104b Umuahia road, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. The campus in Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State lies between Aba and Umuahia (in Abia State of Nigeria) and Uyo, the capital. It is easily accessible from Calabar, Eket, Uyo, Port Harcourt Aba and Umuahia.

When Was Ritman University Founded?

Founded and owned by former Senator Emmanuel Ibok, Ritman university was founded in 2015 and gained operational license to operate as a private university by the Nigeria University Commission (NUC) on on March 5, 2015. However, the university officially commence academic activities on November 23, 2015.


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Founder and editor at AcademyPathways. Habeeb is a National Diploma(ND) holder of Statistics graduated from the highly esteemed The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Nigeria. With over a decade of experience in the education sector and career setting, Habeeb provides first hand information on educational and career related topics.

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