Wamakko Excited As North-West Varsity Gets 10 New Degree Programs

Wamakko Excited As North-West Varsity Gets 10 New Degree Programs


The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved 10 new degree programs for North-West University, Sokoto, in a move that is expected to boost academic excellence in the North-West region.

The approved programs include LL.B. Law, MBBS. Medicine and Surgery, B. Nsc. Nursing Science, (link unavailable) Public Health, and (link unavailable) Medical Laboratory Science (B.MLS.). Others are (link unavailable) Environmental Health, (link unavailable) Pharmacology, (link unavailable) Mass Communication, (link unavailable) Information and Media Studies, and (link unavailable) Public Relations.

Meanwhile, Senator Aliyu Wamakko has congratulated the university for achieving such a feat.

The NUC approval followed a request by the university’s management and a successful assessment visit by the commission’s panel of experts.

The statement noted that the panel was impressed with the university’s human and material resources, and therefore granted approval for the new programs to commence immediately for the 2024/2025 academic session.

This development is expected to increase access to quality education in the region, particularly in critical fields such as law, medicine, and health sciences.

North-West University, Sokoto, has expressed gratitude to the NUC for the approval, and has assured that the new programs will be implemented with the highest standards of academic excellence.

The university’s management has also commended the NUC for its continued support and regulation of university education in Nigeria, and has pledged to maintain the highest standards of quality and relevance in its academic programs.

With this approval, North-West University, Sokoto, is poised to become a hub for academic excellence in the region, and is expected to attract students from across the country and beyond.

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