Abioye Olarewaju, Ilorin
Prof AbdulGaniyu Ambali, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of
Ilorin over the weekend inducted the 11,057 students admitted to
various programmes of the institution for the 2015/2016 academic
The Vice Chancellor in his speech at the 2015/2016 Matriculation
Ceremony titled “Character and Learning” charged the students to work
hard and uphold the University code of ethics.
Professor Ambali said the University places high premium on good
character and seriousness for learning.
“The university of Ilorin will not hesitate to expel any student found
wanting in character and learning and has zero tolerance for indecent
dressing among students and members of the University community
“The university emphasises character because of her strong belief that
without it, learning is futile, the Vice Chancellor stressed.
In a related development, the Registrar of the University, Mr Emmanuel
Dada further warned the students against involving in pornography or
indecent dressing and cultist activities.
While reading the University Oath to the students, the Registrar said
any student caught involved in any of the anti social acts would be
expelled out rightly.
THE UNION reports that out of 103,000 students who applied for
admission to the University of Ilorin, only 11,057 were successful.
Highlight of the admission showed that the Faculty of Agriculture had
the highest students with a total number of 1,398 admitted while the
newly introduced Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences had 56.