The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), has emerged 2nd position out of Nigeria’s 258 Universities and 26th best in Sub-Saharan Africa in the recently-released 2023 inaugural Times Higher Education’s (THE), Sub-Saharan Africa University Rankings.
Penpushing reports that Directorate of Public Relations of the University, Olasunkanmi Olajide made this known in a statement made available to journalists, adding that the 35-year old second generation University and a leading University of Agriculture in Africa attained the status following comprehensive range of performance indicators covering five pillars
‘The ranking highlights the strongest Universities in Sub-Saharan Africa across a comprehensive range of performance indicators covering five pillars: ‘access and fairness’, ‘Africa impact’, ‘teaching skills’, ‘student engagement’ and ‘resources and finance’, Olajide wrote
Penpushing further reports that the statement said the Sub-Saharan Africa University Rankings were officially announced on Monday, June 26, 2023 at the organisation’s first forum which took place in partnership with Ashesi University, Ghana.
The statement which said the Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Olusola Kehinde has congratulated all members of the University Community for the great feat added that the Sub-Saharan Africa University Rankings, produced in partnership with Mastercard Foundation, ranks 88 Universities from 17 countries in the region.
Penpushing also reports that Olajide in the statement said the Vice Chancellor expressed the hope that the ranking will serve as catalyst for more dedication to duty.
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