ABSU Matriculates 4,546 students, Warns Against Social Vices


Abia State University (ABSU), Uturu Abia state has Matriculated 4,546 students, warning them against cultism, use if hard drugs, examination mal-practice among others.

Speaking at the 41st Matriculation ceremony today, the Vice-Chancellor, ABSU, Professor Onyemachi Maxwell Ogbulu, disclosed that his administration has zero tolerance to corruption, adding that any student found culpable would be expelled.

Prof. Ogbulu who read the riot act Friday during the 41st Matriculation further warned students to desist from demarketing of the institution and dissemination of fake news via social media.


The University helmsman also urged students to report cases of exploitation, intimidation and molestation to his office for immediate action.

In his words: “Pursue your academic careers with good conduct, diligence and determination to reciprocate your parent’s sacrifices”.

Ogbulu reiterated the institution’s commitment towards producing high-quality graduates, maintaining that every course of study is relevant.

The Vice-Chancellor further revealed that a total of 4,546 students comprising 4,404 regular students, 100 Institute for Continuing Education (ICE); and 42 Postgraduates, were enrolled in the various programmes of the institution.

He also urged those desirous of enrolling into the university to explore other admission windows to read their preferred course of study.

The VC applauded the Visitor to the university, Gov. Alex Otti, for his numerous interventions since assumption of office in critical arrears of support, adding that it has helped the university to navigate the present rough terrains of education in Nigeria.



The erudite Professor expressed faith that the institution would soon witness another era of transformation under the watch of Gov. Otti.

In his sermon entitled: ”Fulfilling the Expectations Over Your Life “, Venerable Ugochukwu Ihechukwu, enjoined the students to take their studies seriously, insisting that they must not fail the expectations of their parents, society and the institution from them.

The clergy charged them to put God first, pursue excellence through diligent and determination, maintaining that it is the only way to achieve their set goals in the University.

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