The Polytechnic, Ibadan, has announced the accreditation of all 35 programmes it tabled before the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE).
This was disclosed in a statement signed by the registrar, Modupe Fawale, on Thursday.
According to the institution, many courses presented attracted huge sums of money to procure and upgrade facilities to meet the requirements and quality assurance of the NBTE.
It explained that the NBTE visited the institution between April 19 and 23 with experts and bodies from across the country to ensure quality assurance of the programmes.
According to the polytechnic, the NBTE conveyed the outcome of its inspection in a letter to the polytechnic’s rector, Kazeem Adebiyi, dated May 27.
It added that the programmes would be due for another accreditation in the next five years.
The polytechnic assured the students, intending students, the public and NBTE that the institution “will adhere to all details and advice offered during the accreditation to ensure that the institution retains its position as foremost in Nigeria.”
The accredited programmes are ND Building Technology, HND Building Technology, P-HND Urban and Regional Planning, HND Surveying, Geo-informatics, ND Estate Management and Evaluation, HND Estate Management and Evaluation, ND Quantity Surveying, ND Library and Information Science, ND Music Technology and HND Music Technology, HND Sculpture, HND Graphics, HND Ceramics, and HND Textile.
Others are ND Computer Engineering Technology, HND Civil Engineering Technology, ND Science Laboratory Technology, HND Science Laboratory Technology (Biology/Microbiology Option) and HND Science Laboratory Technology (Microbiology Option) and HND Science Laboratory Technology (Physics/Electronics), among others.