NUC accreditation panels visit PLASU, accredit 3 courses



) accreditation panels from the National Commission (NUC) on Friday began accreditation courses at Plateau State University (PLASU), Bokkos.

The News Agency Nigeria (NAN) reports that the panels were expected to examine three the university’s programmes, some which had interim or no accreditations.

Mr John Agam, PLASU’s Public Officer, said that courses to be accredited were Biochemistry, Geography and Mass Communications.

“Already, the panels namely Biochemistry and Geography being chaired by Prof. Femi Agboola, from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife and Prof. Philip Phil-eze, University Nigeria Nsuka, are in Plateau State University Bokkos to re-examine the programmes,” Agam stated.

According to him, of the two panels has four , which include a representative of the NUC.

explained that two out of the three programmes were granted interim accreditation during the last accreditation visit in 2018.

“We are hopeful that after this exercise, the three courses/ programmes will be accorded full accreditation toward improving our standard of education,” added. (NAN)