Adamawa Poly To Run Degree Programmes In Seven Fields

Adamawa State Polytechnic, Yola, on Monday said it will begin degree programmes in seven courses, in affiliation with the University of Maiduguri, Borno State.

The Polytechnic’s Director of Academic Planning Unit, Dr Gabriel Teneke, after a resource verification visit by a 21 member panel from the National Universities Commission, said the arrangement would begin when the institution reopens for the academic session in October.

 The seven approved degree programmes are in the fields of Accounting, Banking and Finance, Public Administration, English Language and Literature.

 Others are Economics, Business Education and Mass Communication.

Teneke said a nod from the NUC was all the institution was awaiting before the degree programmes begin in October.

He said, “We are hopeful that we would get the approval to commence the degree programmes. After three to four years then they will be back for final accreditation. The NUC team visited to verify and ascertain what the University of Maiduguri told them about our resources and capabilities to run this programmes.”

The Rector of the Polytechnic, Prof. Ibrahim Umar, also expressed confidence about the degree programmes commencing as scheduled.

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