The Accounting Department of Elizade University, Ilara-Mopkin, Ondo State has been accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, (ACCA). The accreditation came with five (5) exemptions. With this accreditation, Elizade University has become the 3rd university in Nigeria and the 2nd private university in the country to be granted accreditation by ACCA.
It should be recalled that Elizade University signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) in order to enable the students in the Accounting and Finance Department pursue their Degree simultaneously with the professional certificates.
According to the Ag. Head of the Department, Dr. Emmanuel Eragbhe, the Department got five (5) out of the maximum possible exceptions of nine (9) papers at the first attempt.
He expressed the determination of the Department to ensure that many of the students are chartered before graduation.