FUGUS Gets NUC’s Full Accreditation For Its Academic Programmes

The National University Commission (NUC) has granted full accreditation to the Federal University Gusau (FUGUS) for its academic Programmes.

NUC released the results of the January 2022 Accreditation exercise conducted for the thirteen (13) academic programmes of the Federal University Gusau (FUGUSAU) that got interim accreditation during the 2018 accreditation exercise.

The University, according to the results released, secured full accreditation for all thirteen (13) programmes.

This was contained in a letter sent to the University by the Vice-Chancellor on 14 April 2022 with reference number: NUC / ES / 412 / VOL.14 / 43.

The letter was entitled “Results of October / November 2021 Approval of Academic Programs at Nigerian Universities” signed by the Director of Accreditation Commission, Dr. Maryam Sali on behalf of the Executive Secretary of the NUC.

The thirteen re-accredited programmes in the three (3) Faculties of Science, Humanities, and Education got full accreditation.

The programmes were Biochemistry, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Microbiology, Plant Science and Biotechnology, Physics, Zoology, English, Hausa, History and International Studies, Islamic Studies, and Education Economics.

Commenting on the development, the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Mu’azu Abubakar Gusau expressed his delight over the results of the accreditation.

He thanked the Council, University Management, and entire staff for their efforts and contributions towards securing full accreditation for the whole re-accredited programmes.

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.

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.

With the assumption of duty, he channeled most of his energy toward the accreditation exercise as a top priority.

Thank you.

Umar Usman

Information Officer

11th May 2022

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