Philosophy & Objectives of Electrical Engineering


The Department is founded on the philosophy that knowledge should be propagated and disseminated to individuals without hindrance. Teaching and research are anchored on the need of the immediate environment and the Nigeria society in general.  

The mission of the Department is thus to use teaching, research and public service to solve societal problems. In the process of learning, students are oriented to use education in the solution of practical problems confronting them and the Nigeria society. It is hoped that the graduates of the Department will be able to use their knowledge to lift the society out of its problems in Science and Technology example, technological backwardness, poor health delivery services, agricultural under-production, environmental degradation, misapplication and or under-utilisation of human and material resources, cultural disorientation etc. 

In totality, the mission of the Department is to produce graduates who shall possess the following attributes: 

(a) A wide and ordered knowledge in a discipline area. 

(b) Ability to reason logically. 

(c) The ability to communicate clearly in speech and writing with confidence, numerical and computer literacy. 

(d) Accept moral values as honesty, humility, truthfulness and high stand in personal and professional life. 

(e) Acceptance of obligations and responsibilities. 

(f) The desire for life-long education and creativity. 

(g) Self-confidence and result oriented ability.  


  •  THE AIMS 

The aim of the Department is to train students who are willing to become Electrical Engineers to become sound in the field. The trained students should be confident, self-reliant and be able to execute what they have learnt and strive to be the best among equals and to be able to do this independently. Other aims are:  

  1. To produce graduates in Electrical Engineering. 
  2. To produce graduates who are registerable with professional bodies.  
  3. To produce graduates who have a burning desire to excel in their chosen profession. 
  4. The training shall include character moulding, discipline and character moulding and being able to remain focused when solving presented problems.

The Department’s Degree provides for the under-listed objectives. 

(a) To encourage the advancement of all branches of learning and to hold out to all persons without distinction of race, creed, sex or political conviction the opportunity of acquiring higher and liberal education. 

(b) To provide courses and other facilities for pursuit of learning in all its branches and make these facilities available on proper terms to such persons as are equipped to benefit from them. 

(c) To encourage and promote scholarship and conduct research in all fields of learning and human endeavour. 

(d) To relate its activities to the social, cultural and economic needs of the people of Nigeria and 

(e) To undertake any other activities appropriate for a University of the highest standard.