By Kingsley Abavo



Cross sectional view of Edo University Iyamho

Edo University Iyamho has been lauded for the high standard of education, academic programmes, and state of the Art facilities available at the institution.

Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) made the commendation when it’s management led by the president, Engr. Kashim Abdul Ali, visited the University recently.

Engr. Ali while speaking disclosed that Engineering Programmes of the University have been accredited by COREN, hence, the University is well suited to train undergraduates who will in turn become qualified Engineers in no distance time.

The visitors were taken on a tour of the facilities of the University: Faculties of Engineering, Science, Arts, Management and Social Sciences, Law, as well as College of Medical Sciences and Entrepreneurship Development Centre, by the Ag. Vice-Chancellor, Engr. Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor.

In reaction, the COREN boss expressed satisfaction saying what they have seen were state of the Art facilities comparable to any that could be found  anywhere in the world.

“I have gone round universities campuses both locally and internationally, the facilities here are first class, they can compare with any facilities you can see anywhere in the world. The Engineering Programmes have met the basic requirements.”

Commending the Edo State Government for its vision in establishing the University, Engr. Ali noted that the structures are solid, the environment is serene and that some of the equipment available at the University, like the smart board used in teaching in the Lecture Theatres is only found in Universities outside of the Country.  Edo University Iyamho, meets International Standard in all ramification, he stated.

To achieve this, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Emmanuel Aluyor instituted a policy that equips the trainers with the know-how in modern education, technology and equipment, it was said.

Edo University, Iyamho that is yet to graduate its first set of Students is rated the best State University in Nigeria among 42 State Universities in the Country.

Also, it is rated third-best among 39 Federal and 77 Private Universities in Nigeria based on the results of the open educational resources assessment of Universities in Nigeria, recently conducted by the Nigeria Universities Commission (NUC).

The Vice Chancellor promised that the University will sustain the standard already set in the strive to become number one in Nigeria.