The National Universities Commission (NUC) has released the results of the January, 2022 accreditation exercise conducted for the thirteen academic programs of the Federal University Gusau (FUGUS) that got interim accreditation during the 2018 accreditation exercise.
According to a statement signed and issued to newsmen in Gusau, the State capital by the university spokesman, Comrade Umar Usman, the University, according to the results released, secured full accreditation for all the thirteen programs.
“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 Programs in Nigeria Universities” signed by the Director of Accreditation of the Commission, Dr. Maryam Sali on behalf of the NUC Executive Secretary,” he added.
According to the statement, all the thirteen reaccredited programmes in the three Faculties of Science, Humanities, and Education got full accreditation.
“The programs are Biochemistry, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Microbiology, Plant Science and Biotechnology, Physics, Zoology, English, Hausa, History and International Studies, Islamic Studies and Education Economics.”
The statement noted that the Vice-Chancellor of the university, prof. Mu’azu Abubakar Gusau expressed delight over the results of the accreditation and commended the Council, University Management and entire staff for their efforts and contributions towards securing full accreditation for the whole re-accredited programs.
“While expressing his happiness with the results, the Vice-Chancellor also appreciated the efforts of all stakeholders who contributed in one way or another to the success of the institution in that regard.”
Recall that Professor. Mu’azu Abubakar Gusau, assumed duty as the third substantive Vice-Chancellor of the university in February, 2021 and on assumption of duty, he channelled most of his energy towards the accreditation exercise as top priority.