Unilorin - 108 Fresh Students Expelled For Admission Runs
The Vice Chancellor, Prof. AbdulGaniyu Ambali yesterday disclosed that among the fresh students 108 of
them would be seeing the exit door of the school for gaining admission through fraudulent
means. The Prof related this breaking news during the visit of the Commissioner of Police in Kwara, Mr Sam Okaula.
It is known fact that Unilorin
conducts a stable academic calendar and a culture of excellence which is less prevalent
in other universities and that underscores the reason why there is increased pressure
from candidates to secure admission even in fraudulent ways according to
Ambali assured the commissioner of the university’s continuous cooperation by readily offering the police useful
information required in the course of their work.
“We will volunteer any information
you need to succeed,’’ the vice chancellor said.
He reiterated the university’s zero
tolerance for cultism and indecent dressing, stressing that these had helped to
maintain sanity and decorum on the campus.
Ambali also hinted that eligible
personnel of the Force interested in higher education could take advantage of
the opportunity provided by the university’s Centre for Peace and Strategic
Earlier, Okaula said the university
was highly regarded as one of the best universities in Africa because of its
stable academic calendar.
Okaula also said that security was a
collective responsibility of every member of a community, adding that the
university had demonstrated zero tolerance for cultism. He praised Unilorin saying that none
of the students of the institution was among the 118 recently arrested for
cult-related activities. The commissioner commended the
Security Unit of the university’s for its focus, discipline and professionalism,
assuring the vice-chancellor of the continuous support of the police. Ukaula said the police had adopted
scientific investigation method, and adding that some officers would require
more education in that regard. He pleaded with Ambali to assist
such personnel in securing admission to improve their capacity to be able to
better deal with crime in the country.