Dangote Varsity Secures Full NUC Accreditation for 20 Programs

Dangote Varsity Secures Full NUC Accreditation for 20 Programs

By AmforGod J. Olisa

Kano State, Nigeria – The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted full accreditation to 20 programs at Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology, Wudil, Kano State. This significant milestone was announced in a statement by the university’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Musa Tukur Yakasai, on Wednesday.

Prof. Yakasai revealed that the NUC had evaluated 24 of the university’s programmes, out of which 20 were granted full accreditation status, while the remaining four received interim accreditation, indicating the need for improvements in certain areas.

“The accreditation process assessed the quality and standards of educational offerings across various disciplines at Aliko Dangote University,” Yakasai explained.

The programs that received full accreditation are: Agriculture, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Forestry and Wildlife Management, Architecture, Information and Communication Technology, Automobile Technology Education, Building Technology Education, Computer Science Education, Education Mathematics, Metalwork Technology Education, Woodwork Technology Education, Automotive Engineering, Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Biochemistry, Science Laboratory Technology, Geography and Meteorology

“This accomplishment reflects our unwavering commitment to providing high-quality education and maintaining academic excellence,” Yakasai stated. “The programmes with full accreditation have met and exceeded the NUC’s stringent standards, ensuring robust academic curricula, competent faculty, adequate facilities, and significant research outputs.”

The Vice-Chancellor also addressed the interim accreditation status of the four programs, assuring that the university would take prompt actions to achieve full accreditation soon.

“We are implementing strategic measures to upgrade the resources and infrastructure necessary for the programs with interim status, ensuring they meet the high standards set by the NUC,” he said.

This announcement underscores the university’s dedication to continuous improvement and the enhancement of its academic offerings, striving to provide top-tier education and foster academic excellence.

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