YABATECH strengthens security after suspected cultists kill student

The Yaba Faculty of Expertise (YABATECH) says the security structure of the establishment has been beefed up with the presence of the police to enhance its inside security unit.

The Deputy Registrar/Head of Public Relations, Joe Ejiofor, mentioned 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 induced panic amongst college students.

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

“Regardless of the current unhappy incident that recorded the demise of a student, the school 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 comparable capturing incident doesn’t occur once more.

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

“I’m optimistic that when they’re completed with their investigation, they are going to oblige mandatory data to the general public.

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

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The YABATECH official famous {that a} obligatory orientation programme was often organised initially of each tutorial 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 foundations and rules.

This, he mentioned, trickles all the way down to the faculties and departments within the faculty.

Mr Ejiofor mentioned that violators of the school 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 advised mother and father and guardians to maintain watch on their wards.

He mentioned among the college students had been leaving house for the primary time and wanted to be consistently monitored.

“It’s not misplaced for folks to pay unscheduled visits to their kids at school to see first-hand how they dwell, though the orientation we organise each session has additionally served this goal.

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

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

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


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