AE-FUNAI matriculates 5,097 students as VC reads riot act

Oka Nwabueze
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Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (AE-FUNAI) in Ebonyi has warned students against violating the rules and regulations of the institution to avoid sanctions.

The Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Sunday Elom, gave the warning on Friday during the matriculation of 5, 097 students for the 2022/2023 academic session.“Alex Ekwueme Federal University has zero tolerance for cultism, examination malpractice, bullying, campus prostitution and improper dressing,’’ he said.

According to him, the management has constituted a committee on Dress Code and any violation would attract N10,000 fine.

Elom also told the new students that the matriculation marks the beginning of a new phase in their lives.“What you will end up with and how you will end up depends on how serious you take your academic activities.

“Do your assignments promptly, do not be distracted by the so-called side attractions on and off the campus, keep your eyes strictly on the ball,” he added. 

A new student of Political Science, Oka Nwabueze, told Glonat Newsonline, he was delighted to be one of the students admitted into the university.He pledged to be a good student and urged his colleagues to abide by the institution’s rules and regulations. 

He said: It hasn’t been easy, after spending 3 years in nursery school, six years in primary school and then another wonderful 6years in secondary school. Now here I am, a full student of Political Science @Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu Alike Ikwo!

“I must say a very big and excellent congratulations to my humble self. Thank God it all went successful. It’s time to focus on the main thing…Time to study for Monday’s examination!”

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