The Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN, has approved full accreditation for the Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Accounting programme of Achievers University, Owo, Ondo State.
In the letter conveying the good news to the Vice-Chancellor, Professor TunjiIbiyemi, signed on behalf of the Registrar, Mr. RotimiOmotoso, by Mr. Fadare Sunday, Head of Department, Students’ Affairs of the Institute, the accreditation is sequel to an accreditation exercise earlier conducted by the institute between June 5 and June 8, 2017.This is the second time, back to back, the university would receive ICAN’s full accreditation for its Accounting programme, which allows Accounting graduates of the university to enjoy some exemptions in ICAN’s Professional Examinations.
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ibiyemi, who was elated by the news, in his reaction, described the full accreditation asan endorsement of the university’s B.Sc. Accounting programme by ICAN and a testimony to the “good job Achievers University is doing in mentoring and training future chartered accountants.”According to him, the university makes it mandatory for all Accounting students to write ICAN examinations during their stay in the university.