UNICAL VC, Professor Florence Obi has warned against extorting students.
The Vice Chancellor, University of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi, has warned staff members against collecting illegal charges and fees from new students, The Nation report.
Obi gave the warning in a statement by the Registrar, Mr. Gabriel Egbe.
He urged members of staff to guide new students appropriately rather than extorting them.
“The attention of the university’s management has been drawn to reports alleging that members of staff are extorting money from new students.
“Management has cautioned against this unwholesome and unethical practice. It is wrong and condemnable,” he said.
He added that the university leadership would sanction with any member of staff found soliciting or collecting illegal charges from new students.
He said: “Management shall closely monitor the activities of staff, and erring staff shall be adequately sanctioned.”