Rivers varsity bans sale of textbooks by lecturers, warns students against bribery


By Davies Iheamnachor, PORT HARCOURT

The management of Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, IAUE, has placed a total ban on the compulsory sale of textbooks by lecturers to students for scores.

This was as the university warned students against the use of money to buy marks, noting that the anti-sorting committee of the institution has been reactivated to function.

The institution, however, warned that anyone caught violating either of the decisions would be punished accordingly.

The Acting Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Okechukwu Onuchuku, spoke yesterday during an interactive session with the students of IAUE at the school’s main auditorium.

Onuchuku stressed the ban on the compulsory sale of textbooks and other forms of extortion by the lecturers, charging academic staff members to make available the sources of their teaching resources to the students.

He urged the students to report any lecturer who violates the order to him, advising the…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper