Five academic programs of the Federal University of Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) in Ekiti State have received full accreditation. Accounting, Business Administration, Library and Information Science, Mathematics in Education, and Criminology and Security Studies are the majors.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) announced it has provided full accreditation to the five programmes in a letter dated April 14, 2022, signed on behalf of the Secretary by the NUC’s Director of Accreditation, Maryam Salli, and written to the Vice-Chancellor, FUOYE, Prof. Abayomi Sunday Fasina.
“The National Universities Commission (NUC) has the statutory mandate to accredit academic courses in Nigerian Universities,” according to a letter from NUC titled “Results of October/November Accreditation of Academic Programmes in Nigerian Universities.” Initial accreditation of a program is held in accordance with this mandate and the provisions of the Government’s authorized guidelines after the program has ran for two academic sessions following approval for its formation.
“As a result, the Commission accredits authorized programs as and when they are required.” As a result, in October/November 2021, the NUC organized the certification of academic programs at the Federal University of Oye-Ekiti.
Accounting, Business Administration (full), Education Mathematics, Library and Information Science (full), and Criminology and Security Studies (full) are the results of the exercise.
However, the Acting Director of Academic Planning, Dr. Chika Asogwa, attributed the achievement to the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Abayomi Sunday Fasina’s sterling performance and leadership qualities, saying, “since the Vice-assumption Chancellor’s of duty on February 11, 2021, he has been working assiduously to raise the standard of infrastructure in terms of providing a very conducive teaching and learning environment for both the undergraduate and graduate students,” And it was thanks to the VC’s great performance that we were able to attain this success.
“Let me also assure you that what the VC has planned for our Ivory Tower is merely the tip of the iceberg.” Greater achievements are on the way.”