From the latest information reaching us, 334 Engineering students of the University of Abuja (Uniabuja) who have battled with non-accreditation of their programme, are to be transferred to six(6) Federal Universities where they would graduate from.
The affected students have protested several times for the school authorities to Accredit their courses, it was reported that they students once refuse to allow other students of the Institution (University of Abuja) to write their 2nd semester examinations, the students, according to the school senate will be transferred to the following Federal Universities in Nigeria.
– Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, (Abu)
– Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi
– Federal University of Technology Akure, (Futa)
– Modibbo Adama University of Technology Adamawa and
– University of Ilorin, (Unilorin)
According to the report reaching freebrowsinglink.com, Three(3) sets of 500 level final year students would spend one year at the Federal University of Technology Minna upon which they would graduate with a certificate from the University of Abuja.
Chairman of the Task Team UniAbuja and Director Quality Assurance of the National Universities Commissions (NUC) Professor Chiedu Mafiana announced the decision to transfer the students on Tuesday after a meeting with vice chancellors of the universities involved.
Prof. Chinedu Mafiana however said students who do not possess the requisite five credits including Mathematics and English or did not qualify to gain admission from inception would not be transferred.
He further said; such students had the option of changing their course of study within the University of Abuja.
More protests from the affected students who were not qualified to be transfered,
Prof. Mafiana said, “It was the senate of the university that approached us with this request and it pre-supposes they (students) already knew where we are going.
If there are persons still spoiling for war it would mean that some of them were not qualified ab initio.”
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