The National Universities Commission (NUC) has given Atiba University, Oyo a nod to begin Law and 13 other programmes on its main campus located in Oyo Town.
This approval followed the successful conduct of resource verification exercise between December 6 and 13, 2020 by 19 panels consisting of 48 members from the NUC at the University.
The approved programmes are all expected to commence academic activities from the 2020/2021 academic session.
The other programmes are: Public Health, Transport Management, Physics with Electronics, Physiology, Entrepreneurship, Hotel Management and Tourism, International Relations, Marketing, Public Administration, Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, Library and Information Science, Theatre Arts and Educational Management.
The programmes join 18 programmes being run by the University. They include: Nursing Science, Medical Laboratory Science, Microbiology, Biology, Biochemistry, Computer Science, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Accounting, Banking and Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Sociology, English Language, Political Science, Criminology and Security Studies and Psychology. This brings the total number of approved programmes for Atiba University to 32.
Founder of Atiba University, Dr. James Adesokan Ojebode praised the professional nature of the verification exercise, saying it showed that the Executive Secretary was indeed a dynamic administrator.
Also speaking, the Vice Chancellor thanked Ojebode for his support and the confidence he reposed in him. He promised to continue to work hard towards making Atiba University a Centre of Excellence in all ramifications.
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