COREN Wraps Up Accreditation Visit, Scores Covenant University High
The Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) team on accreditation visit to the Engineering Programmes of Covenant University has expressed satisfaction with the quality and capacity of equipment, manpower and facilities available for the various engineering programmes that were up for reaccreditation.
The programmes were Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Presenting a summary of its report to the CU Management on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, Leader of the COREN accreditation team, Engr. Bukola Musiliu Adisa, said that he and members of his team had for three days gone round the University and inspected all facilities related to the programmes.
Places visited, he revealed, included Central and Departmental Libraries, Workshops, ICT Training Centre, Laboratories, Classrooms, and Lecture Theaters. He added that there were interactions with the academic and non-academic staff and students, inspection of academic records and course works of students among others.
Engr. Adisa noted that after reviewing the recommendations in the report of the last accreditation visit to the concerned engineering programmes, the COREN team observed that Covenant University has lived up to its responsibilities but can always aim higher.
A full report on the accreditation visit, he said, would be submitted to the COREN Council for deliberation, after which a report would be issued.
While commending the University for the establishment of an Entrepreneurship Centre and the maintenance of an excellent and conducive learning environment, the Team Leader said that COREN identifies with the institution’s Vision of being one of the top 10 universities by the year 2022. He also expressed profound gratitude to the Vice-Chancellor, Engr. (Professor) AAA. Atayero for the warm reception accorded his team.
In his remarks, the Vice-Chancellor, Engr, (Professor) Atayero, applauded the COREN team for what he described as its comprehensive work and thanked the Team Leader for his kind words, stressing that the University gets a lot of accolades for doing good things.
Also at the meeting were the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Shalom Chinedu; Acting Registrar, Mrs. Mary Aboyade; Director, Financial Services, Pastor Bayo Oladehinbo; Acting Director, Centre for Learning Resources, Mrs. Promise Ilo; Director, Academic Planning Unit, Dr. Olawande Daramola; Dean, College of Engineering, Professor Christian Bolu; and Dean, School of Postgraduate Studies, Professor Samuel Wara.
Others included the Director, Vice-Chancellor’s Office, Dr. David Omole; Heads of Departments and faculty members in the College of Engineering.