The National Universities Commission (NUC) has fully accredited 13 programmes in the three faculties of Science, Humanities, and Education of the federal University Gusau (FUGUS) in Zamfara state.
The NUC released the results of the January, 2022 Accreditation exercise conducted in FUGUS.
In statement on Wednesday by the university information officer, Mallam Umar Usman said the thirteen (13) academic programmes of the Federal University Gusau (FUGUS) that got interim accreditation during the 2018 accreditation exercise is now fully accredited.
“The University, according to the results released secured full accreditation for all the thirteen (13) programmes.
“This was contained in a letter sent to the University through the Vice Chancellor dated 14th April, 2022 with reference No: NUC/ES/412/VOL.14/43 titled “Results of the October/November 2021 Accreditation of Academic Programmes in Nigerian Universities” signed by the Director of Accreditation of the Commission, Dr. Maryam Sali on behalf of the NUC Executive Secretary”.
“All the thirteen re-accredited programmes in the three (3) Faculties of Science, Humanities, and Education got full accreditation.
“The programmes include, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Microbiology, Plant Science and Biotechnology, Physics, Zoology, English, Hausa, History and International Studies, Islamic Studies and Education Economics” statement added.
Commenting on the development, the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Mu’azu Abubakar Gusau expressed delight over the results of the accreditation and thanked the Council, University Management and entire staff for their efforts towards securing full accreditation.
He also appreciated the efforts of all stakeholders who contributed in one way or another to the success of the institution development.
It would be recalled that the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mu’azu Abubakar Gusau, assumed duty as the third substantive Vice-Chancellor of the University in February, 2021 and on assumption of duty, he channeled his energy towards the accreditation exercise.