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NUC accredits 20 programmes for Dangote varsity in Kano

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has accredited 20 programmes of Aliko Dangote University of Science and Technology, Wudil, Kano State.

This is contained in a statement issued by the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Musa Tukur Yakasai on Wednesday.

He said that the commission had evaluated 24 programmes out of which 20 were granted full accreditation status.

The remaining four programmes were given interim accreditation status, indicating that they require improvement in certain areas.

Yakasai said in the statement that the accreditation process assessed the quality and standards of educational offerings by the Dangote varsity across various disciplines.

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The programmes that received full accreditation after the NUC assessment, he said, are: Agriculture, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Forestry and Wildlife Management, Architecture, Information and Communication Technology and Automobile Technology Education.

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Also credited are: Building Technology Education, Computer Science Education, Education Mathematics and Metalwork Technology Education.

Other accredited programmes are Woodwork Technology Education, Automotive Engineering, Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, Quantity Survey, Biochemistry, Science Laboratory Technology, Geography and Meteorology.

“This accomplishment reflects our unwavering commitment to providing high-quality education and maintaining academic excellence.

“The pogrammes with full accreditation have met and exceeded the NUC’s stringent standards, ensuring robust academic curricula, competent faculty, adequate facilities, and significant research outputs.

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“The university administration is dedicated to continuous improvement and enhancement of our academic programmes,” Yakasai said.

The VC said the university would promptly address the areas requiring improvement to achieve full accreditation shortly for the other four programmes.

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


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