The Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti, on Sunday directed students involved in cultism and secret society groups to relinquish their membership.
The authorities also threatened to expose members of such groups while skills acquisition courses had been designed to train the students for self-employment after graduation.
The Vice-Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Samuel Iye-Bandele, who addressed a news conference in Ado Ekiti on Sunday, said students engaged in nefarious activities should either repent or quit the institution.
He said the university was fed up with the terror usually unleashed on law-abiding students, especially attacks launched on the university community towards the end of last year.
He used the occasion to condemn the murder of two students in 2017.
According to him, the management has launched a manhunt for the perpetrators and their external collaborators, stressing that suspects who failed to repent would be dismissed from the institution.
He announced that future admission of students would be strict as screening would go beyond perusal of paper qualifications.
“Our determination is to leave this university better than we met it by turning out students who will be worthy in learning and character and anyone or group of miscreants trying to constitute clogs on the wheel of our plans will not be spared.
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