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NUC gives full accreditation to Igbinedion varsity 11 programmes


Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State

Following its visit to Igbinedion University Okada, Edo state, between October and November 2018, the National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted full accreditation status to all 11 programmes of the university.

The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Professor Lawrence Ikechukwu Ezemonye, broke the news of the full accreditation to the Chancellor of the University, Chief Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion, while presenting his report him at Okada country home.

Excited Ezemonye explained that the full accreditation status of all programmes signifies the institution’s full compliance to quality education delivery. According to him, the fully accredited programmes include, Accounting, Business Administration, Banking and Finance, Physiology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering, Pharmacy, Mass Communication, Economics and Development Studies.


According to him, the result of the accreditation has further put the university on a stronger footing towards consolidating its dominance in the academic space. He noted that with the outcome of the accreditation exercise, all programmes in the institution now have full accreditation status with the NUC and all other regulatory professional bodies.

Ezemonye expressed gratitude to God almighty for making the feat possible and thanked the Chancellor for his immense support towards the efforts of management in all ramifications.

In the same vein, the Vice-Chancellor reported that the West African Examination Council (WAEC) has granted full approval to the Igbinedion University Staff Secondary School in Crown Estate Campus of the university as a WAEC examination centre.

The WAEC approval followed the recent verification exercise conducted by the examination body to the school. Consequently, all final year students of the school will henceforth seat for their WAEC examination in the school premises.

The approved subjects include, English Language, Mathematics, Civil Education, Marketing (Trade), Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Agricultural Science, Economics, Literature–In-English, Geography, Financial Accounting and Christian Religious Studies.

Ezemonye also reported that the university has entered into partnership with a number of professional bodies including the Nigerian Society of Engineers, which recently inducted 101 engineering students of the university as student members.

According to him the move is to enhance the scope of exposure of the students to the professional platforms governing their discipline and exemptions as appropriate at their professional qualification examination on graduation.

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