January 25, (THEWILL) – Management of the University of Africa, Toru-Orua, UAT, has charged its first set of students, proceeding for the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, to be good ambassadors of the University as they render community service to the nation and promote national cohesion.
The Vice-Chancellor of UAT, Professor Kingston Nyamapfene, in a message through the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Barclays Foubiri Ayakoroma, tasked the UAT NYSC-bound 40 students on discipline and dedication throughout their service year.
He said UAT had moulded them in character and learning for global competitiveness and provide solutions to current societal challenges and wished them well in their sojourn with the NYSC; as he urged students who are yet to complete their clearance to do so, to enable UAT mobilise them for the next batch.
Professor Kingston Nyamapfene noted that their enrollment for the NYSC was due to the accreditation of all UAT programmes by the National universities Commission (NUC) and lauded the Bayelsa State Government, led by Governor Douye Diri for putting in place necessary mechanisms for the state-owned institution to soar high.
The University of Africa, Toru-Orua (UAT), which is currently admitting fresh students for the 2022/2023 academic session, was established by the Bayelsa State Government in 2016.
Meanwhile, the University said it is taking punitive measures against indecent dressing among its students and frowned at the rising level of inappropriate dress patterns among the younger generation.
According to a press statement signed by Tonye Yemoleigha , the Special Assistant, Media, to the vice chancellor, said a memo from the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) to the Dean of Student Affairs, directed relevant authorities of UAT to ensure that students comply with the institution’s dress code.