More Covenant Programmes Impress NUC Accreditation Teams
Five programmes of Covenant University that were due for re-accreditation by the National Universities Commission (NUC), have left good impressions on members of the visiting Accreditation Teams from the Commission.
The programmes were Electrical and Information Engineering (EIE), Estate Management, Industrial Chemistry, Industrial Mathematics, and Industrial Physics.
Leaders of the five respective teams, in their respective interim reports, presented to the Management of Covenant University on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, commended the provisions made for running the programmes.
The team leaders included Professor Sunday Onohaebi (EIE); Professor Adebakin Asaju (Estate Management); Professor S.G.O. Egbo (Industrial Chemistry); Professor Goje Uba Garba (Industrial Mathematics); and Professor Musa Momoh (Industrial Physics).
The sum total of their reports shows that the philosophies and principles of the programmes are adequate; the curricula are in line with the NUC requirements; all the students fulfilled admission requirements; course evaluation systems are adequate; and the quality of external examiners engaged in the programmes is impressive.
Also, the reports reflect that the laboratories are adequate and well-equipped; library facilities and resources are excellent; Classrooms are adequate and well-equipped; the quality of academic and support staff is impressive; staff development is satisfactory; and funding is commendable.
They all expressed appreciation to the Management of Covenant for the cooperation and support given to the teams while they went about assignments, and also wished the University success in her aspirations, particularly the vision of becoming one of the top 10 universities in the world in a few years time.
In their comments, the Dean, College of Science and Technology, Professor Kolawole Ajanaku, and the Dean, College of Engineering, Professor Christian Bolu, thanked the NUC accreditation teams for the thorough job done and the suggestions made, adding that the purpose of the exercise is to make sure the programmes are in excellent shape each time they are due for peer review.
The Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Professor AAA. Atayero, in his remarks, appreciated all the teams for their competence and a job well done. He said Covenant, considered it a privilege to host the assessors as the University will like to tap into their experience in the pursuit of her goals.
Other Covenant representatives at the meeting were the Registrar, Dr. Olumuyiwa Oludayo; Director, Financial Services, Pastor Sunday Abayomi; Ag. Director, Centre for Learning Resources, Dr. Jerome Idiegbeyan-Ose; Director, Academic Planning Unit, Dr. Francis Idachaba; Director, Quality and Academic Standards, Dr. David Olukanni; Director, Vice-Chancellor’s Office, Dr. David Omole; Heads of Departments, Professors and other faculty members.