NUC approves MBBS for FUTA

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted approval to the Federal University of Technology, Akure to run Medicine and Surgery, MBBS.

This was contained in a letter sent to the Vice-Chancellor of the University.

The letter seen by was dated 31st March, 2021 and signed by the NUC’s Director of Academic Planning, Dr N.B. Salihu.

Contents of the letter are reproduced below;

The Vice-Chancellor is please invited to recall that a resource verification visit was carried out by a panel of experts to the proposed medical programme of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) with a view to assessing the human and material resources available for their establishment

I am directed to inform the Vice-Chancellor that the Executive Secretary has considered and approved the establishment of the full-time mode of the under listed programme, to be run in the Main Campus of the University with effect from the 2020/2021 academic session.

Medicine and Surgery, MBBS

I am to add that the approval does not cover the part-time mode of delivery of the programmes

All programmes shall bear only the approved titles and nomenclatures and any change will require the approval of the Commission. The University is enjoined to provide adequate human and material resources for the development and growth of the approved programmes

Please, accept the appearance of the Executive Secretary’s highest regards.

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