THE National Universities Commission, NUC,has accredited Law and 13 other academic programmes of the University of Abuja. While ten academic programmes were given full accreditation, four others had interim accreditation,according to a statement, Sunday,by Dr Habib Yakoob, Head, Information and University Relations, University of Abuja.
However, the commission refused to accredit Computer Science as a course of study in the institution. “The programmes with full accreditation include Public Administration, Education Arabic Studies, Education Christian Rel. Studies, Education English, Education Geography, Education Islamic Rel. Studies, Guidance and Counselling, Law, Chemistry and Microbiology, while those with Interim accreditation are Banking and Finance, Education Physics, Educational Administration and Planning, and Primary Education Studies. Computer Science was ,however, not yet accredited,” the statement said. It read further: ”
Disclosing this in an email to the University of Abuja community on Sunday, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah said, “Just a few days ago, your University received the results of the November 2019 National Universities Commission (NUC) accreditation visit to the UofA of Nigeria; and out of 15 (fifteen academic programs visited), it is only one of them, Computer Science, that we have difficulty in, which Academic Planning Office, working with the academic department concerned, would prepare an appeal for a revisit and a re-evaluation.”
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