Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) has stated that it accredited sixteen Engineering courses in six Nigerian universities in the second quarter of the year.
President of the Council, Ali Rabiu, disclosed to newsmen on Friday in Abuja at the end of the 162nd Ordinary Meeting of COREN.
According to Rabiu, the accreditation was approved at the quarterly Ordinary Meeting of the Council.
He said that out of the sixteen programmes considered in six universities, eight were given full accreditation while the remaining eight were granted interim accrditation
He added by saying that the interim accreditation was granted to institutions commencing the various programmes with a view to undergo another stage of accreditation before graduating the first set of students.
The COREN President said the Council also approved the registration of six engineering consulting firms, 1,146 engineers, 172 technologists, eight engineering technicians and 26 engineering craftsmen.