The Vice-Chancellor of Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Professor Suleiman Bala Mohammed, has admonished the newly admitted students of the University to shun all forms of anti-social behaviour as the University has zero-tolerance for such unethical conduct.
The Vice-Chancellor gave the charge during the matriculation ceremony of 6,323 students into various academic programmes of the University for the 2020/2021 academic session at the Convocation Pavillion on Friday.
Professor Suleiman warned the new students against enlisting into secret societies on or outside the campus, advising them to resist any attempt to be recruited into cult groups.
He charged them to report such moves to the Dean students affairs or the security unit for necessary action.
The Vice-Chancellor further reiterated the University's whistleblowing policy, stating that the policy has minimised unethical conduct on campus.
He urged the new students to join the war against unethical conduct so that together they can nurture a world-class citadel of excellence.
A breakdown of the enrollment shows that the Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences has the largest intake of students with 1,825 students, while the Faculty of Law had the least intake with 82 students.
The Faculty of Administration has 943 students, Faculty of Agriculture, 297, Faculty of Arts, 707, Faculty of Education, 967, Faculty of Environmental Sciences 229, and the Faculty of Social Sciences, 1,273 students respectively.
Highlights of the occasion were the administration of the matriculation oath by the Registrar of the University Mallam Bala I. Ahmed II.
The ceremony also took place at the Faculty of Agriculture, Shabu Campus Lafia, with principal officers of the University in attendance.