The Federal University Gusau (FUG) has consented to an application by the authorities of Zamfara College of Arts and Science Gusau for affiliation of some of its programmes by the university.
In a letter of approval addressed and sent to the Provost ZACAS by the Federal University indicates that the senate of the university at its 12th regular sitting of 6th September, 2018 has considered its academic planning committee (APC) recommendation and has granted approval for affiliation of 10 diploma programmes from the college.
The courses considered and approved for various degree programme all things being equal are as follows: Diploma in Computer science/ICT, Diploma in Hausa Education, Diploma in English Education, Diploma in Arabic Education, Diploma in Statistics, Diploma in Islamic studies, Diploma in Business administration, Diploma in Public admiration, Diploma in History and diploma in Geology.
In the letter of approval which was posted on the provost social media page Alh. Sanusi Yakubu reads in part: “and for the purpose of control and other academic and administrative consideration, the faculty of education and extension services of the university will coordinate all activities connected with the running of all the affected affiliated programmmes”.
The provost Alh. Yakubu Sanusi added that: “This is of course one of the cardinal goals of the college, that is to offer veritable platform to teeming indigenes of the state to gain admission into tertiary institutions of higher learning. Kudos to the management of FUG for their foresight”.
With this development according to the provost said “this will make it possible for the graduates of the programmes, all things being equal to gain admission into the Federal University, Gusau on direct entry basis”.