The Leaders of the National Universities Commission (NUC) Accreditation Teams to the College of Health Sciences (COHS) and the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Ilorin, Prof M. T. C Egri-Okwaji, and Prof. M. O. Edoga, respectively, have congratulated the management of the University for its investments in the Clinical Skills Laboratory and the Chemical Engineering Laboratory.
The two dons gave the commendation last Thursday (December 17, 2014) while presenting the teams’ observations on their separate accreditation visits to the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. AbdulGaniyu Ambali in his office.
Prof. Egri-Okwaji noted that the Clinical Skills Laboratory has put the University far ahead of many of its contemporaries, adding that the curriculum of the University is adequate. He also commended the University for its e-library and added that the physical facilities for staff are largely adequate and advised the University to expand the lecture theatres.
On his part, Prof. Edoga, who observed that running engineering programmes is capital intensive, said that what the University is doing with its Chemical Engineering programme is unique.
Prof. Edoga also said that the Department was also not found wanting in terms of the academic content of the Chemical Engineering programme and encouraged the University to purchase more equipment and to continue to expand its classroom facilities.
In his remarks at the end of the presentation, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. AbdulGaniyu Ambali, who was represented by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Management Services), Prof Y.M. Fakunle, thanked the teams for their objectivity and for what he called a “thorough, comprehensive in-depth report. He noted that the observations are apt and also commended the teams for creating a forum for independent assessment by interacting with students.
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