‘No Room For Cultism In Our University’- Vice  Chancellor

The Vice Chancellor of Alex Ekwueme Federal University in Ebonyi state, Southeast Nigeria, Professor  Sunday Elom says there is no room for cultism and other Social Vices in the University.

The Vice-Chancellor stated this during the pre-convocation press conference held at the University located at Ikwo Local Government Area of the State.

He said anyone caught in the action of cultism will be shown the way out.


“Over the next few days, we will be honoring the hard work, dedication, and perseverance of our graduating students, as well as the support of their families, friends, and our faculty members,” Elom said.

He said the institution will be passing out 96 postgraduates (9 Ph. Ds, 62 Masters, and 24 Postgraduate Diplomas).

It is the first time the university is presenting Ph. D. and Masters’  Degree students for convocation.

We are turning out 3,474 graduates -1, 357 of them belong to the 2020/2021 set while 2,117 are of the 2021/2022 academic year. Out of these 3, 74 graduating students, 52 graduated with First Class, 911 with Second Class (Upper Division), 2, 088 with Second Class (Lower Division), 407 with Third Class, and 1 with pass,” he explained.

According to him, the University has in the last 3 years made verifiable progress on many fronts.

We have ensured that all our academic programs were approved and accredited by the National Universities Commission and relevant professional bodies. Consequently, our students graduate on schedule, and are also mobilized to the NYSC program each year, and in every batch and stream. Our university has also gained a reputation as a rapidly emerging citadel of learning, globally recognized for the seriousness of its academic activities. More so, our university, its staff, and students are ranked highly by international rating organizations in world universities rankings, research output, and debate competitions,” Elom explained.

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