Auchi Polytechnic Rector, Dr. Shehu Umar warmed the newly admitted students of the polytechnic against cultism, examination malpractice and other vices that would be inimical to their academic progress of their lives.
Dr. Umar gave the warning during the institution’s 40th matriculation ceremony, said that the polytechnic had zero tolerance for cultism, examination malpractice and other vices.
“Avoid joining cult groups or society. Cultism is of no benefit to you as the school management would not hesitate to expel any student found wanting in this regard”, he emphasized.
“Abhor cheating and other acts of misconduct during examination, if you are caught breaching examination rules, the consequence is rustication or expulsion from the school, ” he said.
He added that the institution had completed a lecture hall for the department of Urban and Regional Planning and and a 40 room hostel for the use of students.
According to the rector, the polytechnic had concluded plans to enrich the academic programmes in the School of Information and Communication Technology, Engineering Technology and Business Administration.
Dr. Umar urged the students to make the best use of the available facilities in the polytechnic in order for them to become well-grounded and employable after graduation.
He assured that the staff and management of the institution would provide the enabling environment for students to excel.