The authorities of the Delta State University, Abraka on Saturday banned the wearing of miniskirts by female students.
The VC of the university, Prof. Vincent Peretemode, also ordered the reduction of fellowship centres in the school from over 80 to
The VC in the statement stated that the number of fellowships in the varsity’s three campuses portended crisis. He said in the statement, “I have observed in the recent times that over 80 fellowship centres are on the three campuses. We cannot allow such. Fellowship centres have in recent time portended crisis that was almost unabated.”
He also added that the school authorities also banned the wearing of miniskirts by female students.
The statement listed the four approved religious
bodies to include Catholic, Anglican, Joint Christian Campus Fellowship and Our Saviours Chapel, as it indicated that there could be crisis among the students if the fellowship centres were not reduced.
The vice-chancellor said the number of religious
centres in the institution was alarming, especially
in Asaba campus totaling over 20. He stated that the figure tripled when added with that of Asaba
SUNDAY PUNCH gathered that the Varsity’s authorities had been worried over the rise in
fellowship centres in the Abraka main campus and
the situation gave rise to crimes.
Meanwhile, three suspected rapists were arrested
last week in the university by security operatives
in Oleh and Abraka campuses.
The Police Public Relations Officer in the state,
Celestina Kalu, who confirmed the arrest of the
suspects, identified them as Joseph Kenneth, Ejiro
Philip and Monday Igba.
He said the suspects were arrested while
attempting to invade the female hostels on the two
campuses by the local security operatives in the
Kalu added that the suspects were handed over to
the police in Abraka who later transferred them to
the state CID.