Thursday, 19 September 2019

IMSU Offers 65 Courses, 2 Yet To Secure Accreditation - VC Prof. Obasi Rolls Out Achievements

IMSU Offers 65 Courses, 2 Yet To Secure Accreditation - VC Prof. Obasi Rolls Out Achievements 

The Vice Chancellor of Imo State University IMSU, Prof (Mrs) Adaobi Obasi has declared that the Institution is one of the best in Nigeria both in Academics and conduct. The Vice Chancellor maintained that she has changed the face of the University since she assumed office in 2015.

She said that by the time she took office, IMSU had a pile debts in of arrears in salaries and allowances owed the staff, but within a short period of time, she off settled the Bills to the extent that today IMSU does not only pay 100% salary, but pays as at when due, and is not owing any staff.

The top Administrator who was recently named the Best Female Vice Chancellor in Nigeria hinted that although the Institution receives monthly subvention from the State Government that covers for only 68% of workers salary, but the school under her administration sources through other means to augment the full salary of 100% with Internally Generated Revenue IGR.

Prof Obasi disclosed that the IMSU offers Sixty Five (65) Programmes, of which only two have yet not been accredited, which are Medicine and Optometry, due to the strict conditions and requirements which include an Operational Teaching Hospital which the poor state of the Imo State University Teaching Hospital Orlu contributed to.

She said Law Department of the Institution has full accreditation including Professionally.
Adaobi Obasi whose tenure lasts for Five Years said the Institution has recorded enormous progress because there exist cordial relationship among the School’s Management, Staff and students which has created a smooth synergy within the Institution’s system.

She maintained that today in IMSU, staff promotion is regular, welfare of workers is taken care of, student Unionism is allowed to fester, but warned that the school frowns at cultism and other behaviours inimical to campus code of conduct.

She said IMSU has a total of Twenty Eight Thousand Students, (28,000) with Twenty Five Thousand (25,000) Indigenous students, while none Indigenes are three thousand (3,000) in number.
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