To be a foremost Centre for a renowned excellent ICT based academic pedigree and create educational opportunities for all and sundry.
To provide seamless and flexible access to a distance mode of teaching, research and service that would promote quality learning and stimulate academic exchange through a dynamic curriculum driven by innovative and appropriate technology for facilitators and learners at both national and international levels.
The Centre for Distance Learning intends to give all its graduates the capacity for self-employment; thereby making them self-reliant and self-sustaining, in addition to turning them into an effective army of human capital for the nation. It is also determined to disseminate available knowledge to its students in the ways to instigate active and effective learning that will develop their intellect and enquiring mind. This will enhance serious research activities in all aspects of knowledge: economic, political, scientific and technological, so as to advance development for the country within the context of globalisation.