Shun prostitution, cultism, UNIUYO VC warns 7,691 new students

UNIUYO VC, Prof. Comfort Ekpo, has warned the university’s 7,691 new students to shun cultism and prostitution and other vices and face their studies instead.

UNIUYO Vice-Chancellor 2010-2015 Prof. (Mrs) Comfort M. Ekpo

Newly admitted students of the University of Uyo (UNIUYO), Akwa Ibom State, have been warned to shun vices, especially cultism and prostitution.

The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Comfort Ekpo, who spoke at the 2014/2015 matriculation ceremony for 7,691 new students, said participating in such vices would adversely affect their academic pursuit.

“It is in your interest to shun all activities that would be detrimental to your stay in this university as a student," Ekpo said.

She urged the student to abide by the institution’s rules and regulations and focus on their studies.

"I urge you therefore to make the best use of the opportunity by spending your time wisely and making your academic endeavour your focus.

“The degrees of this university are only awarded to deserving students, who are found worthy in character and learning."

Established in 1983 as University of Cross River State (UNICROSS), the school was on October 1, 1991 became a federal university and the name was changed to the University of Uyo.

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