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Make D@rug Test Mandatory On Students – Fountain VC, Prof. Sanni Urges Nigerian Varsities



• Set to convocate 17 first class, 88 second class upper graduates

The Vice Chancellor of the Fountain University,Osogbo, Professor Sanni has called on management of Nigerian universities to make d@rug testing mandatory on their students.

Professor Amidu Olalekan Sanni made this call during a press briefing with journalists on Monday at the University’s senate building as part of preparation for the institution’s 12th convocation ceremony.

Speaking on measures to prevent both public and private university students from illicit dr@ug consumption, Professor Sanni said university management should introduce periodic testing on their students.

Professor Sanni who stressed that many students who take drug also use detoxifier to prevent them from being detected during test urged university managements to carry out the dr@ug test unannounced.

“D@rug test is standard here (Fountain University) every semester, twice a year, the parents pay for this to ensure that they mute to that kind of thing.

He further advised all universities to create data record where they can have a list of students who have had problem with either cultism or drug because of the tendency for them to move from one university to another.

Also, speaking on Fountain University’s 12th convocation, Professor Sanni disclosed that a total of 240 graduating students will be conferred with their first degree in various disciplines and 19 at the Postgraduate level, precisely Master’s Degree.

“17 in First Class, 88 in Second Class Upper, 107 S Second Class Lower, and 28 in Third Class.

Brono State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, was list among prominent Nigerians to be awarded with honorary degrees.

Others are ; Alhaji Sulaimon Alao Eniafelamo, community leader and head of all Baales of Isale Osun, Osogbo to be awarded a doctorate degree in Sociology (Honoris Causa), Air Marshall Isiaka Oladayo Amao, Honorary doctorate degree in Public Administration and Vice Admiral Jubrila Ayinla, Honorary doctorate degree in sciences.

Hammed Tajudeen is a graduate of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree with Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mass Communication

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