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ABSU bans student-owned cars from campus, offenders to get punished



Abia State University Uturu, ABSU, has banned the use of student-owned cars on campus to curb flagrant display of wealth in the school.

This was contained in a statement issued on Tuesday by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Onyemachi Ogbulu of ABSU.

Signed by the school’s Registrar, Acho Elendu, the statement which is titled, “Abia State University Management Bans Students From Driving Personal Vehicles On Campus”, says the directive is effective immediately.

The statement read, “Management of Abia State University, Uturu has banned the use of personal vehicles by students and flagrant display of wealth on campus.

“Henceforth, only staff and accredited visitors would be allowed to drive their vehicles into the campus.

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“Any student who violates this directive, which is in the interest of the University community, shall face severe disciplinary action”.

This development seems to be an upcoming trend in the South-East as authorities of Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Imo State, banned students from bringing cars to the school campus just some days ago.

The school also raised concerns about the use of vehicles by students and their flamboyant display of wealth on campus.

In March 2021, the management Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo State, also banned students from driving private cars on campus.

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