By Danjuma Joseph Lafia
Federal University of Lafia, in Nasarawa State has matriculated a total of 3,708 to various academic programmes across the eight faculties of the university, for 2019/2020 academic session.
Speaking at the event yesterday in Lafia, Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Shehu Abdul-Rahman, said it has taken adequate measures to secure lives and property of the university community.
The VC, said the undergraduates should consider themselves fortunate to be offered admission into the university.
He said the institution had zero tolerance for vices and deviant behaviours and warned that infractions would be sanctioned.
He urged the students to focus on their studies and show respect to peers and staff members to make their stay at the institution fruitful and productive.
“Be modest and decent in your dressing and approach to issues and adhere strictly to the rules and regulations enshrined in the students’ handbook,’’ he admonished.
He urged the students to report any suspicious activities to the management of the university through the office of the Dean of Students Affairs for immediate response.
It was Abdul-Rahman’s first time to matriculate students after taking over from his predecessor, Prof. Muhammad Sanusi-Liman on Feb. 11.