NUC assures Federal varsity, Wukari of approval for establishment of college of medicine

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The Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, has assured that the Federal University, Wukari, in Taraba would get approval for the establishment of a faculty of medicine before the end of 2020.

Rasheed disclosed this on Tuesday while inaugurating over 30 newly-constructed projects funded by TETFund and executed during the tenure of Prof. Abubakar Kundiri, the Vice-Chancellor of the University.

He stressed that a team of experts from the NUC would soon embark on an assessment visit to Wukari to evaluate facilities and the level of preparedness of the institution for the take-off of the programme.

“The Vice-Chancellor has been on the neck of the NUC for approval to establish the faculty of medicine, and from the number of completed projects and facilities I have seen on the ground today, I am convinced that the request is genuine and on course,” he said.

The executive secretary described Kundiri as one of the best performing…



Source: Guardian Newspaper