Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) has accredited the pre-clinical programme of the College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa.
The university’s Chief Information Officer, Abdullahi Yahaya-Bello, disclosed this in a statement issued in Dutse on Monday.
Yahaya-Bello said that the accreditation of the programme was conveyed to the institution’s Vice- Chancellor, Prof. Abdulkarim Sabo, by MDCN’s Registrar, Dr Tajuddeen Sanusi.
The chief information officer quoted the vice-chancellor as expressing gratitude to MDCN for the development.
”Sabo further thanked the management, staff and students for their cooperation and support throughout the accreditation period.
”The V-C described the accreditation as a challenge to the university, promising to redouble efforts in ensuring standard and excellence,” he added.
Yahaya-Bello recalled that National Universities Commission (NUC) had, since April, given full accreditation to Medicine and Surgery as well as 18 other programmes of the university. (NAN)