It was all round smiles and cheers at the University of Ilorin, Ilorin State as the institution martriculated 10,886 students. The management of the University of Ilorin on Wednesday congratulated the newly admitted students and also warned the admitted students against watching P0*nographic materials as it was against one of the school rules and regulations.
The 10,886 students, admitted for the 2016/2017 academic session, were also admonished to desist from involving in cultism on and outside the university campus.
The Vice-Chancellor of the University , AbdulGaniy Ambali, who spoke at the Matriculation ceremony held in Ilorin, urged the students to adhere strictly to the university rules.
Mr. Ambali, who advised the students to adhere strictly to the rules guiding the institution’s operations, noted that anyone found contravening the school rules would be shown the exit door.
The vice-chancellor in his speech told the students that they were admitted out of 110,675 applicants who sought the university’s admission.
According to him, this is the highest number of applicants for a single Nigerian university.
He said that 103,482 candidates chose Unilorin as their first choice, while about 65,417 of the candidates scored 180 marks and above in
their Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) examinations.
Mr. Ambali, a professor of veterinary medicine, said that 75,605 candidates registered for the Post-UTME screening and the university gave admissions to 13,570, but 10,886 out them registered.
He continued by saying “I expect the best from you, our new students. I expect nothing, but hard work, from you. There is no room for vices here, once you are caught, you are gone.
“This set means a lot to me because you will be the last I will be admitting before I finish my tenure as the Vice Chancellor.”
Also speaking, Rebecca Okojie, the acting registrar of the institution, warned the students to shun cult activities on and
outside the campuses.
Mrs. Okojie said that the university also had zero tolerance to indecent dressing, urging them to desist from watching P0*nographic films and videos on the campus.
( Premium Times)