RUN VC urges freshmen to shun drug abuse, cultism, others
The Vice Chancellor, the Redeemer’s University, Ede, Prof. Anthony Akinlo, has urged students to desist from any form of societal vices.He said the society has been polluted with misconduct such as stealing, drug abuse, cultism, fighting, examination malpractice and vices.
Akinlo made the remarks at the institution’s matriculation for the 2019/2020 academic session.He tasked parents and guardians not to abandon the task of training their ward to the university alone.
The vice chancellor continued: “We urge our parents to join hands with us in ensuring that these young ones have an all-round training so that they will be found worthy both in character and learning in order for them to excel in all ramifications.”He added that the school matriculated a total of 788 students, which comprised of 748 UTME; direct entry and transfer students while the remaining 40 were postgraduate students.
According to him, the fresh students were being conferred full membership of the university because they had fulfilled all necessary admission requirements.
Akinlo admonished the students to be of good behavior and be law abiding within the university while being good ambassadors outside the institution because matriculation is a call to be a good citizen. He stated that the products of the university would be employers of labour and key distinguished employees in their various endeavour wherein they chose to work.
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