Prof. Suleiman Mohammed, Vice Chancellor of Nasarawa State University, has commenced movement to put an end to vices such as sex-for-marks, extortion and other unethical conducts in the university.
The VC, who disclosed this on Monday, said that such commitment would go a long way in improving the standard of education in the state and Nigeria at large.
“We are committed towards ensuring that our system is run based on the rule of law and to ensure that the system does not have place for unethical conducts.
“I am talking about examination malpractice, cultism, and extortion, sales of grade for sex or money among other conducts.
“How we are going to achieve it will be multidimensional; the first dimension is to provide information to our staff and students about the dangers of these vices.
“I am happy to tell you that all kinds of indiscipline and misconducts are contained in the staff and students handbooks and there are appropriate committees to deal with that.
“The second dimension is strengthening the disciplinary process so that anybody found guilty will made to bear the brunt and brought to book accordingly and to serve as deterrent to others.
“Finally, we have the capacity to implement the sanction on anybody found guilty in the university,” the VC stated.
Prof. Mohammed promised dignity, accountability, transparency in the discharge of his duties for the overall development of the university.