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UNIZIK VC Warns New Students Against Bad Vices

Prof. Joseph Ahaneku, Vice Chancellor, UNIZIK. Photo: News Express
Prof. Joseph Ahaneku, Vice Chancellor, UNIZIK. Photo: News Express

The Vice Chancellor of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Prof. Joseph Ahaneku has warned the newly admitted students of the institution to shun cultism, certificate forgery, examination malpractices and other negative vices during their stay in the university.

The Vice Chancellor gave the warning during the 2018/2019 matriculation ceremony of regular and Continuous Education Program (CEP) at the convocation arena of the university.

He told the new undergraduates that payment of school fees and attendance of 75 percent lectures in all courses remains crucial for the successful graduation of students.

Ahaneku stressed that deviant behaviors such as examination malpractice, armed robbery, rape, among others would not be tolerated in the institution, adding that such misconducts and crimes are punishable by expulsion from the university.

He urged the students to take their studies seriously, as well as avoid all associations that is capable of jeopardizing their future, even as he stressed that the university has provided the students with friendly environment for development of character and learning.

“We provide welfare facilities, as you may have been told during the last orientation, to further enhance the congeniality of the university’s learning environment.

“These facilities include a work-aid scheme to assist indigent students who attain a coumulative grade point average (CPGA) of 2.50; a Group Personal Insurance and well-equipped hostels,” the VC stated.

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