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NUC ranking places Unijos in top three among second generation universities


The recent ranking of the National Universities Commission (NUC) have placed the University of Jos second after the University of Ilorin among second generation Universities in the Country.

A press statement signed by Abdullahi Abdullahi, Principal Assistant Registrar, Information and Publications of the University of Jos further states that the institute “however ranked 7th in the overall ranking of all Federal, State and Private Universities in Nigeria. NUC named the University of Ibadan in overall first position while Covenant University was rated as the best private University in Nigeria”.

Meanwhile the statement states that the Secretary to the Council and Director of Administration, Council of Legal Education Max Uba conveyed the success of the Unijos graduate at the law school through a letter of commendation to the University of Jos addressed to the Vice-Chancellor, Hayward Mafuyai.

Okwor Kenneth Ononeze, a 2013/2014 Law graduate of the University of Jos, has earned First Class Honours in the November 2015 Bar Final Examination of Nigerian Law School, Bwari, Abuja.

According to the statement, Hayward Mafuyai described the ranking “as clear recognition of the enormous work being done in the University”.

The Vice Chancellor while expressing his excitement at the performance of the University’s Law graduate, Okwor Kenneth Ononeze in earning First Class at the Final Bar Exam of the Nigerian Law School, commending the efforts of Lecturers and other Staff in the University whom he said are sacrificing a lot to ensure that the Students get the best education said the University could have achieved greater success if not for some challenges as enjoined all stakeholders to rally round towards ensuring that the University achieves its full potential.

The Vice Chancellor describing the performance of graduates of the University as “excellent and comparable to the best in the world” gave the assurance that the University administration “will not rest on its oars towards making the University the choice destination for all its academic programmes”.

Hope Ikwe