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Unilorin Seeks NUC’s Approval To Increase Admission Quota

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1>>The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof.
AbdulGaniyu Ambali (OON), has announced that the
University would admit more students for the 2016/2017
academic session, if on-going discussions with the
National
Universities Commission (NUC) yield positive result.
Prof. Ambali, who disclosed this penultimate Sunday
(June
26, 2016) during the annual Iftar/interactive session with
journalists in Kwara State, said that the University
authority
was already putting necessary modalities in place
towards
accommodating more students. He disclosed that in
view of
this, more lecture theatres, more class rooms, and more
hostels are being built to make learning and teaching
more
conducive for both students and staff.
The Vice-Chancellor explained that discussion was on-
going
with the National Universities Commission (NUC) on the
need to increase the carrying capacity of the University
of
Ilorin, which is the most sought-after tertiary institution
by
admission applicants.
Prof. Ambali expressed confidence that the request
would
be considered by the NUC following the obvious
provision of
enabling environment created by the University aimed at
advancing teaching, research and community service,
the
tripartite mandates of all ivory towers.
Speaking on the recent rumour that the University had
released the modality for its post-UTME screening, Prof.
Ambali said it was baseless and unfounded.
He explained that the authority of the University of Ilorin
was yet to release either the date or modalities for the
admission processes and urged admission seekers and
their
parents to disregard the fake modality that has gone
viral on
the social media.
The Vice-Chancellor reiterated the University’s
commitment
to maintain and sustain its uncommon academic
integrity in
the interest of not only the members of the University
community but also the entire world.
The get-together was moderated by the Deputy Director,
Corporate Affairs, University of Ilorin, Mr Kunle Akogun,
and
attended by the Director, Center for Peace and Strategic
Studies, Dr Mahfouz Adedimeji; the Chairman, Editorial
Board of Unilorin Bulletin, Dr Lukman Azeez; and
journalists
from the print and electronic media in the state.




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