The National Universities Commission (NUC) has given full accreditation to 23 academic programmes presented by the University of Ilorin to the commission.
This was disclosed by the NUC Executive Secretary, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, in a letter he wrote to the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. AbdulGaniyu Ambali on Tuesday.
According to the letter, the full accreditation status given to the 23 courses cut across eight Faculties in the University.
A breakdown of the accredited programmes showed that two are in the Faculty of Administration; three in the Faculty of Agriculture, 10 in the Faculty of Arts, 2 is in the Faculty of Engineering; 1 in the Faculty of Law; 3 in the Faculty of Physical Sciences, 1 in the Faculty of Social Sciences and one in the Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences, among others.
The NUC, however, denied accreditation to two programmes, Social Works and Psychology, in the Faculty of Social Science.