The National Universities Commission (NUC) teams on an accreditation visit to Benson Idahosa University have commended the University’s Mass Communication programme for meeting up with the necessary requirements needed for running the programme.
Speaking during the exit briefing, the team leader Prof Pate Umar thanked the leadership of the University for their understanding and cooperation.
Members of the team were Professor Sunny Udeze, Professor B.O Pipola, and Dr. (Mrs.) Mmeka I.E.
Prof Nate Umar acknowledged that there are spacious classrooms; functional equipment; well-equipped mass communication studio; proper staff-student ratio; good staff development initiatives; and fairly adequate funding.
Reading the interim report, he added that the curriculum meets the minimum requirement of the NUC BMAS.
Furthermore, he said the programme’s philosophy and objectives are within the limit of the NUC benchmark; and the University meets her financial obligation to the programmes.
While thanking the Management of Benson Idahosa University for its hospitality, the team leader said that members of their teams were glad to be exposed to the beautiful facilities at Covenant University.
In his remarks, the Vice-Chancellor, Benson Idahosa University, Prof. Ernest Izevbigie, appreciated members of the NUC accreditation teams for the services rendered to the University and the country at large, adding that the comments made by the team leaders will be attended to.
He appreciated the team for doing a thorough job, adding that the purpose of their visit was to
Also at the meeting were the Registrar, Benson Idahosa University, Rev. Mike Okagbare; Librarian, Mrs. Grace Sanni, Bursar, Mr. Gladday Igweagbara; Dean of Post graduate School, Prof. Bamidele Sanni, Dean of Faculty of Arts and Education, Innocent Umejiesi, Dean of Faculty of Social and Management Science, Prof. O. F Eborieme, Dean of Faculty of Science, Dr. Osondu Akoma; Director of Academic Planning, Dr. Mark Ighile, the Head of Department, Mass Communication, Dr. Godwin Oboh, and other faculty members from the Department of Mass Communication.