UNICAL’s Engineering Programme To Get NUC Accreditation November – VC


Amid claims by the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), that engineering courses at the University of Calabar (UNICAL), were not accredited, the vice chancellor, Professor Florence Banku Obi, said the courses are due for accreditation soon.

Obi, who dismissed the claims by COREN, said the UNICAL engineering courses are just in their third year, getting ready for the National Universities Commission’s accreditation in November/December 2023.

According to the vice chancellor, when COREN approached her for the engineering course accreditation, she told them to hold on until the institution is through with NUC accreditation slated for November/December.

She said the reason she objected to COREN accreditation before NUC was because UNICAL is being supervised by NUC and not COREN.

The VC said that the university was yet to graduate any set of engineering students.

Stressing the implication of allowing COREN to come first for accreditation before NUC, the vic…

Source: Leadership Newspaper