The National University Commission (NUC) has accredited and approved 18 academic programs for the Federal University Dutse, Jigawa state.
The approval was contained in a letter dated April 14, 2022, addressed to the Vice-Chancellor and signed by the Executive Secretary, NUC, through the commission’s Director of Accreditation stating that the full accreditation is valid for the next five years.
In a press statement issued by Chief Publicity Officers of the University, Malam Abdullahi, Anako explained that the accreditation follows the inspection and validation of manpower resources and facilities available for the training of highly skilled graduates in respective disciplines.
The accredited programs included Medicine and Surgery, Anatomy, Physiology, Agriculture, Accounting, Actuarial Science, Banking and Finance, Business Administration, Taxation, Linguistics (Arabic) Linguistics (English).
Others are Biochemistry, Biology, Environmental Management and Toxicology, Mathematics, Microbiology, Economics, Information Technology, and Software Engineering.
The statement added that The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Abdulkarim Sabo Mohammed expressed his gratitude to the staff and students of the university for this great achievement and said the university will not rest on its oars in maintaining the standards and quality of its programs.
He said accreditation of the medical program is not a small achievement for the university adding that it is a wake-up call for staff and students to double their effort in ensuring that the MBBS program of the university is among the best in the country.