NUC accredits Novena University Nursing Science Programme

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has accredited the Bachelor of Nursing Science programme of Novena University, Ogume.

The University’s nursing programme was granted full accreditation status by the NUC, the body responsible for the regulation of academic activities and standards of all Nigerian universities.

News of the Accreditation was contained in a letter from the NUC to the university dated 6th of June, 2024, and signed by Engr. Abraham Chundusu, Director of Accreditation, on behalf of the Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission.

The Accreditation of the Novena University Nursing programme came as a result of a successful accreditation exercise carried out by the National Universities Commission during their last exercise.

Achieving a full accreditation status for nursing in the university is a testament to the state of facilities, qualified and experienced lecturers, and quality of the university’s Nursing Science programme.

Speaking on the development, the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Professor Godwin Nduka, commended the doggedness and excellent performance of the team that worked so hard to earn the full accreditation status for the Nursing programme.

He said that every member of the Nursing Department and the College of Medical and Health Sciences, headed by its Provost, Professor Ofili Charles, deserved the accolades being poured on them by stakeholders.

NUC accredits Novena University Nursing Science Programme
NUC accredits Novena University Nursing Science Programme

This accomplishment reverberates echoes of the recent accreditation of Medicine for Novena University by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN).

On that occasion, Dr. Nnaemeka Nwakamma, Director of Education, Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, in representation of the Registrar of the Council, Dr. Fatimah Kyari, had commended Novena University for the excellent performance in the accreditation exercise and verification of the university’s facilities, faculty, and overall preparedness to run the Novena University College of Medical and Health Sciences’ programmes.

At the point of this report, the feelings of joy and satisfaction in the university atmosphere were palpable in the smiles that adorned the faces of the staff and students of the Department of Nursing.

In his remark, the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council of Novena University, Chuks Ochonogor, noted that the Novena University will continue to offer the best to the public, especially the youths who desire skilled training to be gainfully employed to help build the nation. He saluted His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Francis Oborevwori for his continued support of Novena University through the creation of an enabling environment for education as well as other sectors of the economy to thrive.

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