“Our Graduates Are Beautiful Brides, Toe Their Steps” Varsity VC Enjoins Fresh Students
By Our Reporter
The Vice Chancellor, Abia State University, Uturu, ABSU Prof. Onyemachi Ogbulu has encouraged the 6,467 students admitted into different programmes of the University for the 2020/2021 academic session to discharge themselves creditabily in their academics and conducts so as to excel and enjoy the benefits of acquiring quality education.
In his address during the matriculation ceremony at the University pavilion, Prof. Ogbulu informed the fresh students that ABSU graduates are major players in the national and global 21st socio-economic activities, adding, “They are highly skilled and exhibit exceptional competence in their various professions”.
Prof. Ogbulu therefore urged the students to work hard in order to excel and enhance the University’s reputation as a center of excellence and service.
While congratulating the students for gaining admission into “A world class University like ABSU”, Prof. Ogbulu reminded them that their admission is provisional, and anytime they are found wanting in character or conduct, or perhaps, it is discovered that the certificate they used in gaining admission is not genuine, the University have no choice than to expel any of such students found wanting.
He warned them against all forms of cultism, examination malpractise, indecent dressing or any act, that contravenes the University’s extant rules and regulations, and encouraged the students to discharge themselves creditabily in their academics and conducts so as to excel and enjoy the benefits of acquiring quality education.
The ABSU Vice Chancellor used the forum, to thank the State Governor and Visitor to Abia State University, Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, Ph.D for his unprecedented support to his administration and the University at large.
Earlier in a homily, Venerable Ugochukwu Ihechukwu, admonished the students to seek God first, as they strive to achieve their ambitions in life, and prayed for God’s protection on their behalf and also for the entire University.
One of the fresh students, Miss Mkpuruoma Ugochukwu who spoke to newsmen, described the ceremony as a dream come true and vowed to make her parents, the University and society proud.
Highpoint of the ceremony was the administration of the Matriculation oath to them by the Registrar, Dr Acho Elendu, and the admission of the students fully into the University according to their Faculties by the Vice-Chancellor.