KWASU Becomes First Nigerian University to offer Aeronautical Engineering Programme

The
National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the take-off of
Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering Degree programme at the Kwara
State University (KWASU), Malete.

With
this approval, KWASU has become the first Nigerian university to
institute a degree programme in Aeronautical and Astronautical
Engineering.
 
The Vice-chancellor
of the KWASU, Prof. Abdulrasheed Na’allah disclosed this in a statement
on Monday. He said that the institution has formally submitted an
invitation to NUC for accreditation, and assured that the university is
fully ready for the exercise.
 
Prof. Na’allah also
congratulated and commended all the students and staff of the school’s
College of Engineering and Technology, particularly the Department of
Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering for “their hard work and
patience that have led to this great success.”
 
KWASU’s College of
Engineering and Technology currently offers courses in Mechanical
Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Food, Agric & Biological Engineering and Materials Science and
Engineering.
 
Recall that the
administration of Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed has completed the
construction of an N800million Engineering complex for the university,
which is part of the State government’s efforts to promote engineering
education.
 
With the
International Aviation College (IAC) already situated in Ilorin, Kwara
State is fast becoming the aviation hub in the country.
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