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PTI warns students against drug peddling, social media misuse

By Chido Okafor, Warri
21 February 2022   |   3:55 am
Petroleum Training Institute, Effurun, Delta State has warned fresh students of severe consequences if caught peddling drugs and smoking Indian hemp on campus.

Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) Effurun, Delta State

Petroleum Training Institute, Effurun, Delta State has warned fresh students of severe consequences if caught peddling drugs and smoking Indian hemp on campus.

Speaking during the matriculation ceremony of 1,267 new students at the weekend, the Principal and Chief Executive Officer of the institute, Dr. Henry Adimula, equally warned of severe penalties for cultism, physical assaults, certificate forgery, improper dressing, examination misconduct, stealing, and exposure of body parts.

The Principal said the PTI was established to provide competent technological human resources, through quality training, research and consultancy for the petroleum and allied industry and urged the fresh students to take advantage of the opportunity to equip themselves with needed knowledge to fill the gap in the oil and gas industry.

According to him, the PTI has state of the art facilities and know-how to play their part in the petroleum Industry.

He said: “In order to ensure that our students study in conducive atmosphere, we have provided facilities and amenities that are of high quality and we shall continue to improve on their quality with the provision of more funds from the Federal Government of Nigeria.

“Our laboratories and workshops are second to none in Nigeria. Our library is a repository of current textbooks, journals and manuals and they are at the disposal of students. We also have e-library facility domiciled in the institute’s library. Our ICT centre offers a wide range of services that can cater for your needs, and I advise that students maximise the usage of our facilities. From this academic session, the institute would integrate e-learning platforms with physical modules and I implore students to brace to the realities of learning in the post COVID-19 pandemic,” he said.