The Federal University Dutse (FUD), Jigawa,
said it had admitted 1,650 students out of the
6,000 candidates that applied to the institution
for the 2016/2017 academic session.
The Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof.
Fatima Mukhtar, disclosed this in an interview
with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse
Mukhtar explained that the successful students
were admitted into the faculties of Agriculture,
Arts and Social Sciences, Basic Medical
Sciences, General studies and Sciences.
She said that the university did not admit
students into College of Medical and Health
Sciences this session because it could not meet
up certain requirements set by the National
Universities Commission (NUC).
According to her, a teaching hospital, anatomy,
physiology and biochemistry laboratories which
were some of the pre-requisites, had not been
put in place by the institution.
The Vice Chancellor disclosed that by next
academic session in 2017 faculty of Management
Sciences would be established.
She stated that courses such as Banking and
Finance, Accounting, Business Management,
Taxation and Actuarial Sciences would be
introduced under the proposed faculty.
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