Edo Varsity VC Administers Matric Oath To 503 Students, Warns Against Cultism, Others


The Vice Chancellor, Edo University Iyamho, Engr. Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor has warned newly admitted students for the 2019/2020 academic session of the University against any form of cultism, examination malpractices, blocking, or sorting or exchange of money for grades in the school.

The Vice Chancellor who gave the warning during the 5th matriculation ceremony of the University at the Aliko Dangote Auditorium, added that the consequence for these offences is out right expulsion from the university.

A cross section of the newly admitted students

According to him “I advised that you read up the rules and regulations of the university to be properly guided”.

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He said that Edo University, Iyamho is pride itself to be the model for the 21st century university in Nigeria with its world class technologically enhanced teaching and learning facilities available in the university.

Prof. Aluyor Emmanuel, Vice-Chancellor, Edo University, Iyamho

He listed such technology tools as: CANVAS Learning Management System; the rebust Academic Information System (AIS) and the adoption of the Competency Based curriculum in medicine, the Outcome Based Education (OBE) learning system for the faculty of Engineering, Power Laboratories for Physiology students, fully equipped Engineering workshop for teaching multi-scale manufacturing etc.

Prof. Aluyor urged the newly admitted students to use the opportunity to make the best use of the facilities provided to enhance their learning in the university.

A cross section of the newly admitted students taking matriculation oath

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While congratulating the new students for being found worthy and successful in their education pursuit, he noted that the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) offered admission to six hundred and eighty nine (689) to study in the university but only five hundred and three (503) were cleared and qualified to study in their chosen courses.

Management staff of the university during the matriculation

The Vice Chancellor also advised parents to partner the management in the training of their children to be leaders of tomorrow in Nigeria by always monitoring their activities and performance in terms of class attendance, test, assignment and examination results through the CANVAS LMS available in the university.

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