By Muhammad Maitela, Damaturu
The Federal University Gashua Yobe state has administered matriculation oath to newly admitted students into several academic programmes of the university.
The Vice Chancellor, Professor Maimuna Waziri, said a total of 1,213 were offered admission by JAMB out of which 1,207 were admitted and 1,117 were registered by the university in 2020/2021 as against the 1021 students that were registered in 2019/2020 academic session.
Professor Maimuna said any student found wanting in character would be disciplined in accordance with rules and regulations of the federal university Gashua, adding these rights and privileges can be withdrawn from the university.
“All fresh students must participate fully by swearing to the matriculation oath and signing the matriculation register before they are regarded as bone-fide students of FUGA and entitled to all the rights and privileges of the university. However, you should note that these rights and privileges can be withdrawn if any of you is found to be violating the rules and regulations of this university,” she said.
She added that the university management will continue to sustain and improve on efforts to provide quality education, conducive learning environment and atmosphere to the students and appealed to them to be law abiding and serious in their studies.
“You should also play your part by obeying the rules and regulations that govern you as students. Discipline should be your watchword. Note that any breach of university regulation would attract the concomitant sanction including expulsion.”
She added that the university has zero tolerance for all anti-socials behavious such as cultism, drug abuse, sexual harassment, bullying, indecent dressing, examination misconduct, truancy among others.
Maimuna urged the matriculating students to explore the privileges of the new environment by making new friends, attend lectures regularly, manage their time table, do group assignments, embark on field trips and meet a lot of deadlines among others.
According to her, the university has embarked on GREENING FUGA CAMPAIGN by planting trees in an effort to keep the environment GREEN and CLEAN and therefore urged all the newly admitted student to plant at least one tree, nurtured it and present it on graduation.