NUC Approves Take-off Of 14 Programmes At Transportation Varsity, Daura


The National Universities Commission (NUC), has approved the take-off of fourteen programmes for the newly established Federal University of Transportation Daura, in Katsina State.

The pioneer Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the university, Prof. Umar Adam-Katsayal, confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Katsina, on Saturday.

NAN reports that the development was the fallout of the recent visit of the NUC resource verification team to the university.

The vice-chancellor further said that the approval was conveyed in a letter addressed to him, dated October 18, 2023, and signed by the commission’s acting Director, Academic Planning, Abubakar Girei.

“The acting Executive Secretary has considered and approved the establishment of the full-time mode of the programmes to be run in the Main Campus of the University with effect from the 2023/2024 session”, the letter stated.

According to him, the programmes approved for the university are; “B.Eng. Civil Engineering, B.Eng. Electrical Electronics Engineering, B.Eng. Mechanical Engineering, B.Eng. Mechatronics Engineering, and B.Eng. Railway Engineering.

“Others include: B.Eng. Highway Engineering, B.Sc. Aviation Management, B.Sc. Transport Management, B.Sc. Logistics and Supply Chain Management, B.Sc. Maritime Safety and Environmental Administration, and BSc. Railway Transport Management.

“And also B.Sc. Sea Port and Dry Port Management, B.Sc. Inland Waterways Safety and Environmental Administration and B.Sc. Maritime Economics.”


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