KSUSTA Gets NUC Approval to Begin MBBS & Nursing Programmes

National Universities Commission (NUC) Grants Approval to Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero (KSUSTA) for Commencement of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) and Nursing Programmes.

The Kebbi State University of Science and Technology has received NUC's approval to run medical and nursing programmes. This was contained in a letter sent to the Vice Chancellor of the university.

The Vice-Chancellor would kindly, recall that a resource Verification visit was carried out by panel of experts to propose academic programmes in Kebbi State University of Science and Technology Aliero with a view to assessing the Human and material available for their establishment.

I am directed to inform the Vice Chancellor that the Executives Secretary has considered and approved the establishment of the Full time mode of the Following Undergraduate program to be run from Main Campus of the University, effective from 2020/2021 academic session.

  • Medicine and Surgery, MBBS
  • Nursing Science, B.Nsc.

However, the Commission did not approve Medical Laboratory Science BMLS due to inadequate competent staff in the key area of Laboratory in all the key area of Medical Laboratory Science.

I am to add that the approval does not cover the Part-time mode of delivery of the programs, All programs shall bear only the approved titles and Nomenclature and any change will require re-approval of the Commission

The University is enjoined to provide adequate human and material resources for the development and growth of the approved programmes.

Please, accept the assurance of the Executive Secretary's highest regard.

Dr. N.B Salihu
Director Academic Planning