The Federal University Gusau (FUGUS) has secured full accreditation status from the Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC) for all its thirteen (13) programs.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has released the results of the January 2022 Accreditation exercise conducted for the thirteen (13) academic programs of the Federal University Gusau (FUGUS) that got interim accreditation during the 2018 accreditation exercise. The University, according to the results released, secured full accreditation for all thirteen (13) programs.
This was contained in a letter sent to the University through the Vice-Chancellor dated 14th April 2022 with reference No: NUC/ES/412/VOL.14/43 titled “Results of the October/November 2021 Accreditation of Academic Programmes in Nigerian Universities” signed by the Director of Accreditation of the Commission, Dr. Maryam Sali on behalf of the NUC Executive Secretary.
According to the letter, all the thirteen re-accredited programs in the three (3) Faculties of Science, Humanities, and Education got full accreditation. The programs 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 and thanked the Council, University Management, and entire staff for their efforts and contributions towards securing full accreditation for the whole re-accredited programs.
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, and on the assumption of duty, he channeled most of his energy towards the accreditation exercise as a top priority.