NUC fully accredits 5 more courses for Salem University Lokoja.

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By correspondent in Lokoja.

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has again granted full accreditation to five more academic programmes for Salem University Lokoja, Kogi.

The Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Alewo Johnson-Akubo, made the disclosure while speaking with newsmen in Lokoja on Friday.

The VC said that accreditation was communicated to the institution via a letter dated June 6 and signed by the Acting Director, Accreditation, Eng. Abraham Chindusu on behalf of the NUC Acting Executive Secretary, Mr Chris Maiyaki.

Johnson-Akubo explained that the five accredited courses came after seven courses in BSc: Computer Science, Information Technology, Geology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, and MSc/MBA Business Administration, were given full accreditation in 2022.

He gave the names of the five accredited courses, all in the University’s College of Education, to include: Business Education, Education Computer Science, Education English, Educational Management and Social Studies.

The VC said: “Only last year we got the NUC’s approval to run PhD programmes for the teaming Nigerian citizens and foreigners alike to boost education globally.

“This accreditation is a cheering news to us as a university, which is out to train the youths to be come Global leaders and Change Agents that will bring about the needed growth and development in nations across the global.

“Today, virtually all the courses being run by Salem University Lokoja are fully accredited, notwithstanding the rush for our courses by candidates desiring to study with us.”

“Again, with the kind of infrastructural development we have in place in Salem University, we have what it takes to admit more students into our various departments.”

Johnson-Akubo expressed gratitude to God and the Chancellor, Archbishop Sam Amaga, for making it possible that “virtually all our programmes in the seven colleges have been fully accredited by the NUC.”

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