The Vice-Chancellor, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa College (ATBU), Bauchi, Professor Muhammadu Ahmad Abdulazeez, on Friday, reiterated the establishment’s zero tolerance for cultism and each different type of anti-social behaviour, warning its college students, together with the newly-admitted 3,063 college students, to keep away from such crimes.
Professor Abdulazeez said this, whereas addressing the scholars throughout the matriculation ceremony for the 2021/2022 educational session held on the establishment’s Yelwa campus in Bauchi.
The VC knowledgeable the matriculants that the ATBU had zero tolerance for cultism, examination malpractices, sexual harassment, drug abuse, indecent dressing, vandalism and truancy.
In accordance with him, these vices attracted stiff sanctions from the authority, submitting that the establishment was not solely to affect information but additionally to mould its college students’ characters to adapt with societal expectations.
I’m his phrases, “Right here, we completely abhor these behaviours and so they appeal to stiff punishments. Our obligation is just not solely to provide you entry to information but additionally to mould your character to adapt to wonderful societal values and norms to be able to be accountable residents of the nation.”
Whereas saying that studying and analysis can’t happen beneath chaos, violence, rancour, enmity, malice, amongst others, the Vice-Chancellor declared that any scholar discovered violating the college’s guidelines and laws governing its conduct could be expelled with out hesitation.
Whereas congratulating the matriculants for gaining admission into the ATBU, Abdulazeez admonished them to familiarise themselves with the dos and don’ts of the establishment with a view to avoiding unceremonious exit from the varsity.
He then suggested them to pay due consideration to the whole orientation programme organised for them.
The VC knowledgeable that the college, in collaboration with the Tertiary Schooling Belief Fund (TETFund) and a few donor companies had been doing every thing doable to make sure a suitable normal in infrastructure and different instructional amenities.
He, nevertheless, urged that to make good use of the amenities on floor, including that, “I plead with you to make use of the amenities in place to allow you succeed. As crucial stakeholders and custodians of those amenities, you must use them correctly and guard them jealously to your profit and people coming after you.” Supply: DailyPost