No fewer than 32 academic programmes, spread across eight Faculties in the University of Ilorin, are due for accreditation for which different teams are expected on August 14 from the National Universities Commission (NUC) and the relevant professional bodies.
The concerned Faculties are: Pharmaceutical Sciences, all the six programmes; Environmental Sciences, all the five programmes; Management Sciences, three programmes (Marketing, Accounting and Business Administration); Social Sciences, two programmes (Social Work and Psychology); Engineering and Technology, two programmes (Water Resources & Environmental Engineering and Materials & Metallurgical Engineering); Education, three programmes (Social Science Education, Science Education and Agricultural Education); as well as Veterinary Medicine, all the 10 programmes.
In preparation for the accreditation exercise, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. AbdulGaniyu Ambali (OON), led members of his management team on a facility tour of the various Faculties last Wednesday (July 13, 2016) to assess their level of preparedness.
During the visit, Prof. Ambali and members of his entourage held discussions with the various Deans and Heads of the relevant Departments.
The Vice-Chancellor assured the Deans that the University administration was behind them and urged them to do everything humanly possible to make sure that they scale through the accreditation exercise.
With the Vice-Chancellor on the tour were the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Prof. (Mrs.) N. Y. S. Ijaiya; the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Management Services), Prof. Y. A. Abdulkareem; the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (RTI), Prof. G. Olatunji; the Registrar, Mr. E. D. Obafemi; the University Librarian, Dr. J. O. Omoniyi; the Bursar, represented by the Deputy Bursar, Mr. Ogunbiyi; the Director of Works, Engr. Mobolaji Sanni; and the Director of Academic Planning, Prof. Abayomi Omotesho, among other top officials.
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