FUOYE gets NUC’s nod for Peace Studies, Geology, others

The Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Monday said that the National Universities Commission (NUC) had given full accreditation to some of the courses forming its academic programmes.

The deputy director, corporate services of the university, Mr Adeyinka Ademuyiwa, confirmed the development to newsmen in Oye-Ekiti.

Ademuyiwa added that the NUC also gave interim accreditation to some others.

He said that the courses given full accreditation by NUC are Geology, Mass Communication, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, Political Science, Banking and Finance and Public Administration.

Other accredited courses which are under the Faculty of Education are Business Education, Education Agricultural Science, Education Biology, Education Chemistry, Education English and Education Management.

Ademuyiwa also listed some of the courses given interim accreditation for two years to include: Accounting, Business Administration, Education Mathematics, Library and Information Science.

A letter signed by NUC’s director of accreditation, Dr Maryam Sali, confirmed that programmes examined include Management Sciences, Arts, Education, Science and Social Sciences accreditation.

“The university will start admitting post- graduate students into its master’s classes in all the accredited academic programmes,’’ he said.

He said this was in addition to courses that had already been accredited which the post-graduate school of the institution had already given admissions to students.

Ademuyiwa said that the institution’s vice chancellor, Professor Soremekun and his management staff, were delighted with the results of the NUC’s accreditation team.

“The management of the institution promised to work hard to ensure that virtually all the courses of the university are given full accreditation.”

Ademuyiwa said that the vice chancellor had also assured the students that all facilities and personnel meant for the courses that were given interim accreditation would be upgraded and provided for them to get full accreditation.

The deputy director also advised the students and staff of the institution to embrace hardwork and make good use of the facilities provided by the institution for their scholarly benefit.

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