The Vice Chancellor of the University of Abuja
(UNIABUJA), Prof Michael Adikwu, has disclosed
that the institution has commenced the process
of establishing a school of Pharmacy as a
complement to its College of Health Sciences.
He mad this known while inaugurating a six-man
committee to work out modalities for the
successful take-off of the Faculty
Pharmaceutical Sciences programme.
According to him, the committee would utilize
existing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)
on academic matters between the university and
the National Institute for Pharmaceutical
Research and Development (NIPRD), Abuja, to
facilitate the commencement of the
pharmaceutical programme and design an
academic curriculum for the Faculty including
details of how all levels of the students would
receive their training within and outside the
university, and provide a timeline for the possible
commencement of studies.