“Federal University Otuoke must get accreditation before graduation of its first set of students”.
The Vice Chancellor, Federal University Otuoke, Prof. Mobolaji Aluko disclosed this at the 2013/2014 orientation held for new students at the University Library on Wednesday, 5th November, 2014.
The University helmsman said the new institution is engaging best brains within and outside the country as lecturers to achieve this feat within the short available period.
The Vice Chancellor, who assured the 4th set of students of more physical infrastructural development on the campus, said the new institution although a public university will aim at building a modern, relevant and world-class University with the feel of a private University.
Positing that emphasis will be laid on vocational Education, the Vice Chancellor said the institution which has regional focus is poised to turn-out productive citizens in all disciplines.
According to the University Boss, FUO has zero tolerance for sexual harassment, examination malpractice and other related offences.
He however, advised the new students to shun acts capable of jeopardizing their academic pursuits in the University, informing them that any student found violating stipulated rules and regulations of the University will be either expelled or suspended.
Prof. Aluko who said the University is spending millions of Naira on purchase of Sports equipment for sports development advised the new intakes to seize the opportunity and be sporty.
Speaking on University governance and students conduct, the Registrar, Mr. David Suowari enjoined the students to obey laid down rules and regulations.
Mr. Suowari advised the freshers to strictly follow all registration procedures in order to be bona-fide students of the University, noting that anyone found wanting during the course of the registration exercise will not be matriculated.
Congratulating the students for gaining admission into the University, Dean Student Life, Prof. Steve Nwabuzor urged the freshmen to take advantage of the opportunity they have and tow the path of success.
Deans, Faculty of Humanities/Social Science and Science, Prof. Philomena Ejele and Prof. Bio Nyanayo spoke on students Advisers, Students interaction with faculty staff, students Registration in the Faculty and students conduct during examinations.
The two day Orientation exercise also featured talks on interactions between medical Unit and the students, the role of examination and records in the life of students among others.