ABSU VC Tasks Fresh Students On Hardwork
…As Varsity Matriculates 5,258
By Our Reporter
The Vice-Chancellor, Abia State University Uturu, ABSU Professor Onyamachi Ogbulu has urged newly admitted students of the university to be studious while undergoing their academic career in the university.
In his address at the 40th matriculation ceremony of the University for the 2021/2022 Academic Session, where a total of 5,258 students were admitted into various programmes of the University, Prof. Ogbulu informed the fresh students that as a result of commitment, diligence and hardwork, that ABSU products have continued to win local and international laurels in competitions to further send the signal that ABSU is still the centre of excellence and service.
He assured that the Institution will soon witness more development in the areas of research and infrastructure going by the engagements of his administration with local and International organizations for collaborations and partnership.
“We are opening up opportunities for collaborations and partnership from both local and international institutions. The dividends of these engagements will soon be very visible in the areas of infrastructure and Research development”, Prof. Ogbulu assured.
He expressed optimism that with the support of all stakeholders, there will not be any more interruption in academic activities in his tenure, so that every course or discipline will be concluded at its stipulated time.
While congratulating the matriculants for their success in gaining admission in the University, he warned them against engaging in cult activities, use of hard drugs, examination malpractice, indecent dressing and spreading false rumors in the social media to de-market the University, urging them to be law abiding and discharge themselves creditably in their academics and conducts.
He further advised students to ensure they register their courses on-line at the University portal in order to have access to lecture materials uploaded by their lecturers and check their results with the new ABSU QUICK CHECK app.
“Abia State University is still the centre of excellence and service. We boast of great scholars if International repute as Lecturers, while our products continue to win local and international laurels in competitions”, the VC asserted.
He used the forum to appreciate the Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu for his support to the University, while expressing gratitude also to the Honourable Chancellor, HRM Professor James Ortese Orzu Ayatse, Tor Tiv, Chairman, Benue State Council of Chiefs, as well as to Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council, Chief Mba Okoronkwo Ukairo and the entire council members.
Highpoints of the ceremony were the administration of the matriculation oath on the fresh students by the Registrar, Dr. Acho Elendu, and the formal admission of the students into the University according to their Faculties by the Vice Chancellor.