The Usman Danfodiyo University in Sokoto on Friday Matriculated 4,950 students for the 2018/2019 academic session.
Prof. Abdullahi Zuru, Vice Chancellor of the university said the newly admitted students were admitted out of about 26,000 candidates that applied for the institution’s admission.
He said the admissions were also out of 5,847 Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) quota which showed that 84.66 per cent have been utilised.
The VC noted that the National Universities Commission (NUC) has just completed resource verification to ascertain readiness for the university to establish Mass Communication programme.
“At present, 98 per cent of the university’s programs are fully accredited by the NUV and other professional bodies as the university’s performance remain superlative,” the VC stated.
The VC called on the newly admitted students to strictly adhere to the university’s rules and regulations which includes personal discipline, high moral standards and respect for constituted authorities.
The President of the Student Union Government of the institution, Faruku Barade called on the matriculating students to interact fully with the university community in order to successfully achieve their objectives in the institution.