By; Haruna Job
After a thorough assessment of relevant resources, two resource verification teams from the National Universities Commission (NUC), have concluded their assignment with positive remarks for the undergraduate programmes of Library and Information Science and Information Science and Media Studies in the Federal University of Technology, Minna.
Speaking during an exit meeting on Monday, September 6, 2021 held at the University’s Council Chamber, Main Campus, Gidan Kwano, leaders of the teams, Prof Bappha Magaji Abubakar of the Bayero University, Kano and Prof. Muhammed Bashir Ali of Kaduna State University, described what they met respectively at the Departments of Library and Information Science and Information Science and Media Studies as impressive.
The team leaders thanked the Management for their hospitality and, further commended the University for the well structured curricula and providing good facilities for the programmes.
They also applauded the cordial working relationship among staff of the departments as well as their positive disposition towards service delivery
Areas of improvement were also pointed out for the Management to take note of and act accordingly.
Responding, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Abdullahi Bala, FSSSN, expressed appreciation to the resource verification teams.
Prof. Abdullahi Bala commended the the professional approach adopted by the teams in carrying out the assignment
He assured that the University would look into suggestions made for improvement.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Prof. Faruk Adamu Kuta; Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration), Prof. Emmanuel Emeka Udensi fnip; Registrar, Mr. Amos Nmadu Kolo; Bursar, Mrs. Hadiza Goje fcna, fcti and University Librarian, Dr. Katamba Abubakar Saka were at the exit meeting.
Also present were the Dean, School of Information and Communication Technology, Prof. Nicolas Iwokwagh; Dean, School of Technology Education ( SSTE), Prof. Amosa Gambari; Director, Academic Planning Unit, Prof. Muhammed Abdullahi; Deputy Director, APU, Dr. John Alhassan.
Others were Head of Department Information Science and Media Studies, Prof. Jude Kur; Head of Department, Library and Information and other members of staff.
Photos by Elijah Yisa