Sunday, 5 May 2019

CRUTECH has zero tolerance for cultism and sorting, VC warns matriculating students

By: Kelvin Ololo and Talithacum Edom
(Education Correspondents)

The management of Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH) has warned that the varsity does not in anywhere condole Cultism, examination malpractice and other vices, therefore, charged the newly matriculating students to shun all forms of distractions such as cultism and sorting as they begin their journey through the Varsity.

 This admonition was given by the Vice Chancellor of the institution represented by Chairman, Committee of Deans, Professor Matthew Nsing Ogar,  who congratulated and urged the new admitted students to stay focused and shun all forms of distractions competing with their primary purpose in the university. 

He said "I congratulate you for being among those who are officially recognized as students of this esteemed university, I implore you to make good used of this rare opportunity by ensuring that you respect constituted authorities, adhered to rules, regulations, tenets and good traditions of the institution." He added".  I equally urge you to shun cultism and all forms of examination malpractice such as sorting. The university has zero tolerance for cultism and other form of social vices."

The 6,245 students were admitted into the faculties of Engineering, Education, Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Communication Technology, and Architecture  that makes up the Calabar campus of the institution.

Meanwhile the exciting students were made to take matriculating oath before the school governing council.

Speaking to CrutechPress, the Head of Department of Library and Information Science, Dr. Godwin Apepende described the ceremony as a tradition obtainable in every higher institutions of learning. He advised the students to be good ambassadors by imbibing the spirit of hard work, dedication and commitment to their studies. 

On his part, the Dean of  Students Affairs Prof. David Effiom describe dthe event as a call to duty on the part of the students to not only improve themselves but also to promote the integrity and virtues which the institution holds so dear.

Some of the matriculants who spoke to our correspondents expressed joy  and satisfaction as to them 'It is a dream come true'.

One of the students who was crowned the 'Face of Matric 2019', Miss Helen Attach averred that she is greatly elated to be among the recognised personalities during the event. She advised her fellow students to be diligent and show commitment to their academic activities.

The 17th matriculating ceremony was attended by Management staff, Parents, guidance, and well wishers alike.

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