Nigeria, April 9 -- The National Universities Commission, (NUC), has given a formal approval for the commencement of Medicine and Surgery and other medical programmes by the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA).

The university is expected to commence the programmes with effect from the 2020/2021 academic session.

The approval according to the Executive Secretary of the NUC, Adamu Rasheed, followed the recommendation of the panel of experts from the commission which carried out a resource verification visit.

According to the Commission, in the letter addressed to the Vice-Chancellor, Joseph Fuwape and signed by the Director of Academic Planning, N.B Salihu, the resource verification was carried out by a panel of experts to the ...