Students of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti are currently on a twitter meltdown ever since a new statement released by the authorities banned the use of smartphones, including tabs and Ipads.
The students have now raised a lamentation to heavens, ruing the day they registered to be Abuad students.
Official statement below, as well as the hilarious reactions of the students
AFE BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, ADO-EKITI, NIGERIA.
INFORMATION AND REQUIREMENTS FOR FRESH AND RETURNING UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS, 2016/2017 ACADEMIC SESSION
The primary objective of the University is to nurture students who will be able to impact positively not only on their immediate environment but also on the larger society.
Therefore an essential element of the actualization of the University’s objectives is the identification and admission of students who owing to their ascertainable academic competence and demonstrated innate personal qualities are best suited to imbibe and put into practice the principles of hard work and excellence for which the Founder is renowned and upon which the University has come into existence.
ABUAD is committed to offering equal opportunities to prospective students irrespective of creed, religion, race, political affiliation or financial status.
Indeed the University’s Endowment Fund in addition to the provision of scholarships to deserving students already ensures that the cost of the qualitative education available at the University is highly subsidized.
VERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Mobile Phone; the University would allow students to use telephone but limited to non-smartphones. Any TELEPHONE aside the University’s specification, inclusive of TABLETS or IPADS shall be CONFISCATED and the Student shall be SANCTIONED.
Identity Card must be obtained before permission into the Hall of Residence and must be worn always
Students must duly comply with the ABUAD Residency Agreement before room allocation into the Halls of Residence
All parents/ guardians must duly complete the Indemnity Form before the allocation of rooms into the Halls of Residence for their ward is made and return to the Registry upon completion.
Thank you as you comply and defaulters shall be duly sanctioned.
LADY CHRISTIE OLUBORODE