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FUO Celebrates Full Accreditation of Nursing Science, Three Other Programmes by Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC

FUO Celebrates Full Accreditation of Nursing Science, Three Other Programmes by Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC

Fountain University is proud to announce that the Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC) has granted full accreditation to all four Programmes offered by the College of Basic Medical and Health Science. The four accredited Programmes include Nursing, Medical Laboratory Science, Public Health, and Environmental Health Science.

The accreditation news follows a meticulous evaluation by the NUC’s accreditation panel during their visit earlier this month. The panel assessed the university’s programme curricula, faculty, and infrastructure before officially bestowing accreditation upon the four Programmes.

Receiving the news, the Vice Chancellor of Fountain University who is also a member of the Governing Council of Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST), Prof. Olayinka Ramota Karim expressed her joy at the news, saying, “We are delighted by the NUC’s recognition of our efforts to provide high-quality education in the fields of Basic Medical and Health Science. This accomplishment is testament to the hard work and dedication of our faculty, students, and staff. Our goal is to continue enhancing our academic offerings and maintain our place as a top institution in the region.”

“The accreditation will ensure that graduates from the College of Basic Medical Health and Environmental Science are recognized and competitive in their respective fields, contributing immensely to the nation’s medical and environmental sectors”, she added.

Prof. Karim further thanked the Proprietor of the University, NASFAT, members of the management Team, Faculty members, Students, and the entire University community for their cooperation during the accreditation exercise.

Fountain University is dedicated to fostering an environment that promotes research, innovation, and the dissemination of knowledge to address societal needs. As a result, the university’s students are guaranteed a solid foundation on which to build their future careers. The NUC’s accreditation further cements Fountain University’s reputation as an institution committed to producing passionate, skilled, and ethical professionals.


Taoheed ALIMI,


Fountain University, Osogbo.

15/06/23 // 26/11/1444AH

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Rasaq Oke hold a Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.) Honours degree in Food Science & Technology from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife. He is a seasoned Food Technologist and Agribusiness expert with wide and rich industry experience that cut across reputable organization like Guinness Plc, Crown Cork and Seal, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals (now Neimeth Pharmaceuticals), Livestock Feeds Plc. and Tantalizers Plc. He is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of FOODDOTCOMACADEMY SERVICES, Managing Consultant with RESPITALITY CARE COMPANY (RCC), and Publisher/ CEO of FOODPRENEURS PUBLISHING COMPANY, the publisher of FOODPRENEURNEWS, a print and online food magazine ( Mr. Oke is an accomplished food entrepreneur, consultant, administrator, instructor, and facilitator. He is a member of the Governing Council of the Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST) and the Head,-Editorial Board of the NIFST Food Forum Magazine; An Executive Member of the Nigeria Association of Agricultural Journalist (NAAJ). He is an Full Member and Secretary of the Membership, Certification and Education Committee of the Governing Council of the Nigerian Institute of Training and Development (NITAD). He a a Media and Communication Consultant to the Lagos State Fadama Coordination Office (SFCO) and the Lagos State Coconut Development Authority (LASCODA) in addition to being a Technical Partner to the Lagos State Consumer Protection Authority (LASCOPA). He is married with children and loves playing table tennis as well as travelling.

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