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Christopher University receives NUC full accreditation for 15 academic programmes

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted Christopher University, Mowe, Ogun State, full accreditation status in all the three academic pogrammes run by the institution.

According to the Vice-Chancellor of the private university, Oyelana Olatunji, while addressing the meeting of the Principal Officers, members of the academic community and other stakeholders, the NUC granted the University FULL accreditation status in all the three (3) academic programmes, Viz: B. Sc Business Administration, B. Sc Psychology and B.A English & Literature.

The Vice-Chancellor said with the NUC report, it brings to a total of fifteen (15) academic programmes with FULL accreditation status approved by the commission for the University. This is a landmark achievement with a hundred per cent full accreditation in all the fifteen academic programmes approved by NUC in 2015.

Olatunji went down memory lane to re-affirm the readiness and commitment of the Chancellor of the University, Christopher Ikechi EZEH, at repositioning the University for excellence and global appeal.

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“It is the vision of our Chancellor to project Christopher University as the credible alternative to public tertiary institutions in Nigeria and Africa, especially in the provision of modern and state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, and by engaging world renowned academics and professionals to deliver on this mandate.

He reiterates the need for the University to move quickly to commence postgraduate studies in all the academic programmes that have received FULL accreditation status. He assured the academic community of the completion of plans to introduce a number of additional undergraduate programmes in the Environmental Sciences (Architecture, Quantity Surveying, Geology, Building Technology and Urban and Regional Planning), Medicine, Nursing, Software Engineering, Information Technology and Cyber Security before the close of the year.

He advised the public and interested graduate students to be on the lookout for the commencement date for postgraduate studies which he put at the beginning of the next academic session.

The Registrar of the University, Aloysius Udeoke in his remark extends the gratitude and appreciation of staff and students to the members of the University Governing Council and Board of Trustees for their unflinching commitments and dedication to the University. He enjoins all members of staff to work hard and remain steadfast in order to achieve the aspirations of the founding fathers and sustain the University’s enviable position nationally and globally.

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