From Femi Oyelola, Kaduna
Following the full accreditation of the Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC) for its Faculty of Pharmacy and an interim accreditation status from the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN),Kaduna State University (KASU), is set to induct its first batch of pharmacy graduates into the practice of pharmacy next Friday.
The Dean Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science Professor Ben Ahmed Chindo, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists in Kaduna yesterday.
The statement added that this is a uncommon development for the 7-year old Pharmacy Faculty, saying In the course content, institution has scored 100%, which is an extra-ordinary feat for any pharmacy faculty.
“ We also scored very high marks after the assessment of other areas
“I am glad to announce that my faculty has attended full accreditation after the NUC carried out a diligent assessments of our course contents, quality of learning facilities, lecturers and related parameters.
“In the course content, we were scored 100%, which is an extra-ordinary feat for any pharmacy faculty. We also scored very high marks after the assessment of other areas.
“Also, the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria carried out similar assessments with that of the NUC in line with the Benchmark Minimum Academic Standard (BMAS) and gave us provisional accreditation status, which is the highest it can accord any school at this stage.
“With this development, the Induction and Oath Taking ceremony of our 27 graduates will take place next Friday.” They comprise of graduating students of the 2016/ 2017/and 2018 respectively. However, we have among them 5 graduates in the first semester of 2018/2019 who had a spill over.