The National Universities Commission, NUC, has Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering as a course in Kwara State University.
The approval was announced in a press release by the university Vice Chancellor, Prof. AbdulRasheed Na’Allah.
With this development, the university blazes the trail as first to offer the course in Nigeria.
The statement reads: “The NUC has formally written the Kwara State University approving the University’s full mode of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering (B. Eng.) degree program, and I must congratulate all our students and staff in Engineering, especially the department of aeronautical and astronautical engineering for their hard work and patience, that have led to this great success.
“By this news, KWASU has retained its record as the first-ever Nigerian University to institute a degree program in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. Our dear students and staff can be proud of their University! We have formally submitted an invitation to NUC for accreditation as we are fully ready for the NUC accreditation.”