A team from the National University’s Commission (NUC) on resource verification exercise to the Department of Data Science and Cyber Security (proposed), Skyline University Nigeria has reiterated the importance of resource verification in institutionalizing professionalism in Data Science and Cyber Security practice.
Prof. Bashir Galadanci, who led the team on Wednesday, 5th September 2022 to the University campus, said the visit to the university management was about evaluating Data Science and Cyber Security programme's academic resources and ensuring that it conformed with the expectations of the regulatory body.
Dr. Bashir stressed that the team's assignment was to look at what was available in the Department and make necessary suggestions to advance the programmes. He added that existing standards are needed to be maintained and improved upon to remain relevant, nationally and internationally, in the profession of Data Science and Cyber Security.
In his remark, the Vice-Chancellor of Skyline University Nigeria, Professor Ajith Kumar V.V, stated that the University aspires to be internationally recognized, both academically and in respect of the industry-relevance of her products, to contribute to the body of knowledge worldwide.
He assured the resource verification team of all access to information in the Data Science and Cyber Security Programme, taking into account that the exercise was to validate the quality of SUN’s academic standards and improve on what was being done towards matching excellence.
Members of the verification exercise present at the visit included the Prof. Bashir Galadanci – Data Science; Morufu Olalere - Cyber Security; Adamu Mohammed - the Deputy Director of the NUC; and Fatima Yahaya Akurki - Assistant Chief of Academic.