ACCA endorses Fountain University, Osogbo as one of the universities in Nigeria


Association of Certified Chartered Accountants, ACCA has certified Fountain University, Osogbo

The
Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) has endorsed
Fountain University, Osogbo as one of the universities in Nigeria whose
students are to enjoy some waivers in the course of obtaining
professional certification of the global Accounting body.

This was made
known during the presentation ceremony of the certificate of
accreditation to the Ag. Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof.
Abdullateef Usman.

While
presenting the certificate, the Education and Learning Manager of ACCA
Nigeria, Mr. Victor Ayoola lauded the content of the curriculum of the
Accounting Department which he said has made the international
accounting body accredit the department and waive 5 courses out of the
entire 14 courses to be taken by accounting students for ACCA
professional certification.

He further emphasized that the five-course
waiver was unusual as an average Nigerian university student gets just 4
waivers. He listed a number of benefits that would accrue to the
university on the strength of the accreditation such as being reputed as
a centre for ACCA examinations; collaborations to make faculty members
of FUO Accounting Department ACCA facilitators and the financial relief
to be enjoyed by students as a result of the waiver.

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In his
response, the Acting Vice Chancellor, Prof. Abdullateef Usman
acknowledged the ACCA accreditation was as a result of the university’s
commitment to produce industry-ready graduates in line with the
university’s vision of producing highly competitive students.
He said
that the ACCA accreditation was a confirmation of the university’s
resolve to make her students competitive as other professional bodies
such as ICAN and CIBN had accredited and presented certificates to
programmes of the university. He therefore thanked the ACCA team for
their efforts which have culminated in the presentation ceremony. 

The
ceremony had in attendance the Acting Registrar, Mr. Tairu Adeogun; the
Dean, Post Graduate School, Dr. Muse Ok; the Dean of COMAS, Prof. Goke
Lalude; the Dean of CONAS, Prof. Tubosun Lawal and the Head of
Accounting Department, Dr. Bojuwon Mustapha.

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