Mariam Sanni, Abuja
The National University Commission has visited Oduduwa University, Ipetumodu, Osun State, universities for the resource inspection of post-graduate programmes leading to master’s and doctoral degrees in Mass Communication, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Computer Science.
The seven-man team, which was made up of senior NUC officials and academics drawn from different universities.
The team was divided into two with the smaller part focusing on Mass Communication, while the other inspected the remaining three science courses.
The Mass Communication team which was led by Prof. Victor Kogah of the Imo State University also had Prof. Godwin Okon of the Rivers State University and Mr Chinda Nyeme of the NUC as members, while the Sciences team consisted of Prof. Olusoji Ilori of the University of Lagos, Prof C Nwanguma of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Prof. Justice Emuoyibofanhe of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso and Mrs A. Balogun of the NUC.
During the visit, two teams inspected the various facilities put in place by the management of the institution which included laboratories, studios, lecture theatres and classrooms, the university library, seminar rooms, among other facilities.
Earlier in June, a larger 12-man NUC team had also paid a similar visit to the university for the accreditation and re-accreditation of some undergraduate programmes. The Governing Council of the University of Abuja has approved the re-evaluation of the operations of the university.