Cross river university of technology cries out to traditional rulers in the state—
The management and the Acting Vice-Chancellor of Cross River State University of Technology, Ptof Akon M. T. Joshua have cried out to the host community on the insecurity faced by the Institution.
The Acting Vice-Chancellor in a chat with news men, shortly after the visit with the Paramount Ruler of Calabar South and his Council on Monday, lamented the high level of insecurity in the institution.
Prof Joshua said that the massive land of the institution have been encroached upon by people who are not members of the university community.
She called on the monarch and other traditional rulers in Calabar South Local Government Area to eradicate insecurity including cultism and other vices that makes learning in the Institution difficult.
‘’We have insecurity in the institution, no perimeter fence, massive encroachment on our land by people unknown to us and other activities that make learning difficult and unsaved.”
The Vice-Chancellor further said that students of the cross river university of technology refuses to pay school fees which almost resulted in crisis and urged parents to ensure that their ward’s school fees and other money are paid and on time.
“The Institution is a State government-owned and we generate fund from school fees to meet our numerous problems and programs including providing conducive learning environment,” the acting vice Chancellor stated.
On the meeting with the Paramount Ruler and his council, the Acting Vice-Chancellor said, “We couldn’t come earlier than now, because of the challenges I faced as acting vice-chancellor.
“We have come to our host community to see our fathers and to tell them our challenges. They have also made several requests which we will forward to appropriate quarters,” she said.