MAPOLY Gets ICAN Accreditation
The process for the restoration of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, Ojere, Abeokuta recently announced by Governor Dapo Abiodun has received a boost with the re-accreditation of the Polytechnic’s Accounting Courses by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN.
Governor Abiodun had recently ordered that MAPOLY which had been in comatose following the policies of the previous administration should be reverted to its former status as the state – owned Polytechnic with full academic activities restored.
Speaking on the ICAN re-accreditation, the Institution’s Public Relations Officer, Mr Yemi Ajibola explained that the ICAN certificate dated 10th May, 2019 was presented to the Rector of the Polytechnic, Dr. Samson Odedina by the Director, School of Business and Management Studies, Dr. Oluwakemi Oyefesobi accompanied by the Head of Department and other lecturers.
Mr Ajibola said the re-accreditation for three academic sessions was a proof that MAPOLY had fulfilled all the requirements in the Institute’s guidelines for the accreditation of Accounting / Accountancy programmes in the Tertiary Institution.
The Polytechnic’s Public Relations Officer who acknowledged the availability of adequate teaching facilities and qualified lecturers pointed out that graduates of Accounting from, MAPOLY, would participate in two, instead of four stages of ICAN professional examinations to qualify as Chartered Accountants.
Mr Ajibola also disclosed that three final year students of Accountancy Department of the Polytechnic, Osifola Tolulope, Imoleayo Joseph and Udeh Ijeh were among those certified as Chartered Accountants in the last diet.
He maintained that the Director, School of Business and Management Studies, Dr. Oluwakemi Oyefesobi had reaffirmed the culture of the department to produce Chartered Accountants in every diet of ICAN professional examination.