Nasarawa State University has intimated the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) of the approval granted to the Institution to run new programmes.
A delegation from the university led by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Prof. Olayemi Akinwumi, disclosed this within the week when a three-man delegation from the institution visited the JAMB Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, in his office in Bwari, Abuja.
According to the DVC, approval has been granted the University to commence undergraduate programmes in medicine and engineering.
Prof Akinwunmi told his host, the jamb Registrar that the approval would enable candidates who are desirous of studying Medicine and Engineering to pursue their dream courses in the Institution.
Nasarawa State University, Keffi, was created in 2001 to encourage the advancement of learning in the State and its environs. In his brief remarks, the Registrar thanked the delegation for the visit.
Oloyede described the approval as a good development capable of expanding access to students and charged the University not to compromise on standards as the school kick starts the programmes.
In the delegation were the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration), Prof. Ibrahim Haruna, and the Deputy Registrar, Ms Ramatu Ahmed.