McPherson University Celebrates NUC Accreditation for Key Academic Programmes

By Funmi Ojo

McPherson University, located in Seriki Sotayo, Abeokuta, Ogun State, has reached a significant milestone by obtaining full accreditation for seven academic programmes from the National Universities Commission (NUC).

According to a statement released by the NUC, the university’s programmes in Medical Laboratory Science, Computer Science, Cyber Security, Software Engineering, Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Mass Communication have all been granted full accreditation, which is valid until 2028.

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Francis Igbasan, attributed this success to the dedication and hard work of the university’s faculty members and staff, as well as the availability of cutting-edge resources and facilities.

He emphasised the importance of continued excellence, stating, “We should not rest on our oars,” acknowledging that there is still more work to be done to elevate the institution further.

“This accreditation milestone is a significant achievement for McPherson University, ensuring that all its academic programmes are now fully accredited by the NUC.”

The Vice-Chancellor also highlighted the importance of this accomplishment in enhancing the university’s reputation and attracting prospective students.

He encouraged the university community to maintain their dedication and continue working towards even greater achievements.

Adding that “The full accreditation of these programmes by the NUC signifies recognition of the university’s quality education, robust curriculum, and commitment to academic excellence.

“It is expected to boost the university’s profile and provide assurance to students and parents regarding the institution’s capability to deliver quality education”.

“As McPherson University celebrates this accreditation success, the institution aims to build on this achievement by further enhancing its academic standards and facilities.

“The goal is to ensure that students receive the best possible education and are well-prepared for their future careers, he added.

About Funmilayo Ojo

Funmilayo Ojo is a Mass Communication Graduate. She is a prolific writer and a journalist who is gifted in Media works. She is also a business tycoon. She is currently the Regional Editor, of Southwest National Telescope Newspaper. She is happily married to Femi and they are blessed with lovely kids. Email:

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