The Abia State University has banned students from using personal vehicles on campus.
According to a statement on Tuesday by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Onyemachi Ogbulu, the order is with immediate effect.
The statement was titled, ‘Abia State University Management Bans Students From Driving Personal Vehicles On Campus’.
It read, “Management of Abia State University, Uturu has banned the use of personal vehicles by students and flagrant display of wealth on campus.
“Henceforth, only staff and accredited visitors would be allowed to drive their vehicles into the campus.
“Any student who violates this directive, which is in the interest of the University community, shall face severe disciplinary action.”
Tertiary institutions that have banned the use of personal vehicles by students on campus include the Federal Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo; Izoro Polytechnic, Delta; the Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Imo; amongst others.