Students of the Federal University Dustin-Ma, Katsina state have been warned to desist from social vices to avoid unnecessary embarrassment as punitive measures would be applied on any student engaged in cultism, stealing and indecent dressing among other vices.
The Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor James Ayatse gave the warning in Katsina during the 3rd matriculation ceremony for the 537 newly admitted students. Professor Ayatse said: “Stiffer penalties have been put in place for any student indulged in cultism, examination malpractice, stealing and mutilation of books as well as indecent dressing amongst other social vices.”
He said those found guilty of indecent dressing will be prevented from participating in academic activities, use of library, ICT facilities and field trips as punishment of his/her action. He added that the institution has put in place measures to encourage academic excellence among students by awarding scholarships to those whose CGPA attain 4.50 and above. He said 42students have so far benefitted from the scholarship scheme.