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Federal University Oye-Ekiti Now Offers Sixty Postgraduate Programs – Dean

Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE). Photo: Pulse
Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE). Photo: Pulse

The Dean, Postgraduate School, Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Prof. Rasaki Bakare, has said that the university runs sixty postgraduate programs across thirty departments.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the Dean disclosed this in Ado Ekiti on Saturday while speaking on the institution’s post graduate matriculation ceremony scheduled to hold on the 27th of March, 2019.

He noted that all the postgraduates programs offered by the university was fully accredited by the National Univertsities Commission (NUC).

“We took off with 16 programs in eight departments at both Masters and Doctoral levels, we had to wait for more of our programs to acquire full accreditation.

“As we speak, we have 60 programs across 30 departments in the school, both at the Masters and PhD levels,” he stated.

He further said that the institution also offered postgraduate diploma programs in a few academic areas.

“Though FUOYE is a new university, we are just about nine years old, we are very ambitious. Consistently, we have been ranked between 12th and 14th out of 96 universities in the country. FUOYE has been the first among its peers, I mean among those established by former president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan.

“In FUOYE, there is so much happening we are up beat in virtually everything we do because we want to catch up with older universities in the country,” he added.

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