Edo State university Iyamho matriculates 450 student
THE Vice-Chancellor of Edo State University Iyamho, Prof Emmanuel Aluyor has warned newly matriculated students of the institution that it will not tolerate any act of indiscipline, gangsterism, smoking or possession of hard drugs within the campus as such deviant behaviour will lead to immediate expulsion.
A total of 450 students yesterday matriculated at the university which was founded by the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and located at his hometown of Iyamho, Etsako West local government area.
Aluyor who spoke at Iyamho during the 4th matriculation ceremony of the newly admitted students for the 2018/2019 academic session said that the university has achieved numerous milestones within three years of its existence.
He said that out of the 750 students who were offered admission by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), only 450 were deemed qualified after screening by the school.
Aluyor said that the school has been ranked third best in Nigeria and best amongst state-owned universities in the 2018 Open Educational Resources ranking of Nigeria universities by the National Universities Commission (NUC).
Besides, he disclosed that school is also good the first in Nigeria universities to own an Anatomage which is the most advanced digital device for the training of medical students in the field of Anatomy and also the first in Nigeria and West Africa universities to acquire the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS) for teaching in the university.
According to him, Edo University Iyamho has provided the students with modern state of the arts technological and computer-based equipment that makes learning easier, such as modern Engineering workshop, skills laboratories for nursing and medicine students; the state of the art mass communication studio and legal clinic for law students.
He advised the newly admitted students to make the best use of the facilities available in the university so that they can become well-grounded and employable after graduation from the university.