YABATECH strengthens security after suspected cultists kill student

The Yaba School of Know-how (YABATECH) says the security structure of the establishment has been beefed up with the presence of the police to enhance its inner security unit.

The Deputy Registrar/Head of Public Relations, Joe Ejiofor, stated this in opposition to the backdrop of the 15 September capturing incident within the faculty that led to the demise of a male HND1 Graphics student.

The capturing, suspected to have been carried out by cult members, had triggered panic amongst college students.

Mr Ejiofor, who described the demise as painful, informed the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday that the information got here as a impolite shock.

“Despite the latest unhappy incident that recorded the demise of a student, the faculty administration continues to be dedicated to its obligation of safeguarding lives and properties of staffers and college students on campus.

“These and different proactive measures are being put in place to make sure that related capturing incident doesn’t occur once more.

“The demise of the younger boy is a really unhappy one, we don’t have info as to what led to the capturing that resulted to the disagreeable growth however the police are on prime of it.

“I’m optimistic that when they’re finished with their investigation, they may oblige mandatory info to the general public.

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“Nonetheless, the faculty has zero tolerance for vices or immoral traits that may set off violence,” he stated.

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The YABATECH official famous {that a} obligatory orientation programme was normally organised at first of each educational session for brand spanking new intakes.

In accordance with him, the essence of this orientation is to let the scholars be in tune with the principles and laws.

This, he stated, trickles all the way down to the colleges and departments within the faculty.

Mr Ejiofor stated that violators of the faculty guidelines as spelt out can be sanctioned appropriately as a part of self-discipline and a warning measure for different college students on campus.

The registrar informed mother and father and guardians to maintain watch on their wards.

He stated among the college students have been leaving residence for the primary time and wanted to be always monitored.

“It isn’t misplaced for fogeys to pay unscheduled visits to their kids at school to see first-hand how they stay, though the orientation we organise each session has additionally served this function.

“As a accountable and responsive administration, the lives of our college students are very paramount.

“We’ll proceed to make sure legislation and order reigns within the faculty, in order that the protection of our employees and college students are collectively assured,” he stated.

Mr Ejiofor stated the faculty frowned at cultism, drug abuse, prostitution, examination malpractice, and different immortal actions.


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