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Posted August 29, 2016 by Campus Heat in News
 
 

LMAO! Afe Babalola University Authorities Ban Smartphones on Campus; Students React on Twitter

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In a new statement released by the authorities of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, the use of smartphones has been prohibited.

A few other items were banned & required. See the official statement below.

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

  1. 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.
  2. Identity Card must be obtained before permission into the Hall of Residence and must be worn always
  3. Students must duly comply with the ABUAD Residency Agreement before room allocation into the Halls of Residence
  4. 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.

SIGNED

LADY CHRISTIE OLUBORODE

REGISTRAR.

Some of the students and twitter users generally all decided to comment. It was hilarious.

“@JJscatter Abuad students since you guys have been banned from using smartphones, if you want to sell your iPhone6s for 12k hmu”

“@EE_Cool_J Afe Just likes to crack jokes. Rules that won’t stand a minute. Founder not comedian #ABUAD”

“‏@OkediranM Hehehe ABUAD students are not even smiling.? I can’t wait for school to resume. I want to watch’ film’.”

“@chimm_amanda So the *CHANGE* has finally reached our side enh. No smart phones?? #abuad”

“@Ybjmuziek we have to start carrying our laptops to church on Sunday’s to snap after service #abuad”

“@jewel_miss Okay but let’s calm down and be logical how are we going to even browse ?? no data ?? so we should all use Abuad wifi ???? kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk”

“@SalamatuA_ Somebody will just be jejely on his own and a university will just decide no more smartphones? #ABUAD”

“@Mz_ilovekndy I’m not understanding Abuad at all….they’ve officially lost it.”

“@buziee_ I want to thank the lord for making me transfer before all this foolishness,abuad students praise the lord!!!”

“@Sayo_RTF I need to find a new school. Abuad is just messing with my feelings.????”

“@Iam_matexxx The person that released that bullshit statement on the abuad website should be having a laugh rn ?”

“@Thisboysomto For abuad students in need of nokia touch lights please dm me”

“@Zosia_xx Who sent me to carry my leg to Abuad oooo ??”

“@its_gamer_d Men. I took wrong steps in life into Abuad”

“@Elshebbar_ Abuad????? please tell your potters to try and seize my phone-I want to knock a bitch out “

“@yahayaabdulkad8 ABUAD!?WTF! Brah. No phones ? plxxxx just kee me ? Even tablets plxxxx who knows any school in Ghana still giving add “

The Full Information & Requirements Statement Below.

PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS – REQUIREMENTS

PLACEMENT INTO DEGREE PROGRAMMES

  • Placement into Degree Programmes is based on performance at the UTME and the post-UTME screening, satisfaction of the O’Level requirements of individual courses and the number of spaces available in the particular programme.

RESUMPTION AND REGISTRATION

  • The 2016/2017 Academic Session commences as follows;

Fresh Undergraduates

  • Friday, 16th September, 2016 – College of Medicine and Health Sciences 
  • Saturday, 17th September, 2016 – College of Engineering
  • Monday, 19th September, 2016 –  College of Law 
  • Tuesday, 20th September, 2016 – College of Social and Management Sciences 
  • Wednesday, 21st September, 2016 – College of Sciences

Note: No returning students will be allowed to enter the university during this period while all fresh students should STRICTLY abide by the above schedule. 

 Fresh Undergraduates Orientation Programme

  • Orientation Programme for Fresh Undergraduates, Thursday, 22nd – Sunday, 25th September, 2016 

Returning Undergraduates

  • Monday, 26th September, 2016 – College of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Tuesday, 27th September, 2016 – College of Sciences
  • Wednesday, 28th September, 2016 – College of Engineering
  • Thursday, 29th September, 2016 – College of Law
  • Friday, 30th September, 2016 – College of Social and Management Sciences

Note: All returning students should STRICTLY abide by the above schedule


EACH FRESH UNDERGRADUATE IS EXPECTED TO PRESENT THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS AT THE POINT OF INTERACTIVE AND SCREENING EXERCISE:

  • Provisional Admission Letter
  • Details of school fees for 2016/2017 Academic Session and how to make online payment/bank branch payment will be made available on the University Website (www.abuad.edu.ng) effective 1st September, 2016
  • Birth Certificate
  • Current UTME Result
  • O/L Result :
  1. Colleges of Law and Medicine & Surgery shall accept five O’ Level Credits (WAEC/NECO/NABTEB) results at one (1) sitting only.
  2. For other Programmes, Five O’ Level Credits (WAEC/NECO/NABTEB) results at one sitting or Six Credit Passes at not more than Two Sittings are acceptable.
  • 20 copies of passport photographs.
  • A letter of undertaking by the Candidate’s Parent/Sponsor and a letter of guarantee by a Christian Clergy or Muslim Cleric, with their telephone numbers guaranteeing good behaviour and compliance with the University’s Rules and Regulations.
  • A sworn Affidavit by the student giving information about his/her name, address, e-mail address and name, phone number and e-mail address of parents in question in a High Court of Justice is required at the point of Registration.
  • Original copies of the candidate’s credentials will be sighted while photocopies will be submitted.

PAYMENT OF SCHOOL FEES

  • Candidates who are offered Provisional Admission are expected to present Online Payment Receipt and Reference Number for school fees generated from the ABUAD College Pay which will commence2nd September, 2016 in favour of Afe Babalola University.
  • Details of school fees for 2016/2017 Academic Session and how to make online payment/bank branch payment will be made available on the University Website (www.abuad.edu.ng) effective 1st September, 2016.

OFFICIAL BANKS OPERATING ON CAMPUS FOR STUDENTS’ POCKET MONEY

  • Wema Bank Plc.
  • Fidelity Bank Plc.
  • Skye Bank Plc. (Cash Center)

NOTE: Students are NOT allowed to operate Bank Accounts with any other BANK.


a.MODE OF DRESSING

Afe Babalola University places heavy premium on the appearance of all Staff as well as all Students within and outside the University.

The following are the prescribed dress codes for all students;

College of Law:

  • White on Black and corporate black covered shoes.
  • Trousers and all black dresses are not allowed for Female Law Students.
  • Male Law Students shall wear either ABUAD ties or all black non- patterned ties.

College of Medicine and Health Sciences:

  • Shades of Red or Pink on matching colour of trousers.
  • Male students shall wear either ABUAD ties or any tie of matching colour.

College of Engineering:

  • Shades of green on matching colour of trousers.
  • Male students shall wear either ABUAD ties or any tie of matching colour.

College of Sciences:

  • Shades of cream on matching colour of trousers.
  • Male students shall wear either ABUAD ties or any tie of matching colour.

College of Social and Management Sciences:

  • Sky- Blue on matching colour of trousers.
  • Male students shall wear either ABUAD ties or any tie of matching colour.

Laboratory Wears:

  • College of Medicine and Health Sciences: White Overall
  • College of Sciences: White Overall
  • College of Engineering: Navy Blue Overall

STUDENTS HAIRDRESS AND MAKEUP

  • Female students are not allowed to wear outrageous hairstyles and heavy makeups.
  • Only decent and moderate hairstyles and makeup are allowed.
  • Male students must have well-trimmed haircut and must be clean shaven at all time.

b. All Students are mandated to:

  • Abide by the University dress codes.
  • Dress formally during school hours (8am-5pm), Monday-Friday. However, all Students shall dress decently at all times.
  • All Male Students shall wear ABUAD tie while Female Students shall wear ABUAD scarves to all University Official functions.
  • Wearing of Jeans may be allowed after school hours and weekends provided they are clean and not defaced.

STUDENTS ON MEDICATION

  •  It is mandatory for Parents to disclose their ward’s health status and prescribed medications. Chronic, genetic or other long term ailments shall be carefully monitored by University Health Center to assist Students achieve best academic and overall results. Therefore, Parents are enjoined to cooperate with the University Management in this regard.

HALLS OF RESIDENCE REQUIREMENTS

The following are the minimum required items that a Student may need during his/her stay in the Hall of Residence:

  • Feeding Allowance
  • Pillow Cases (at least 2)
  • Blankets (at least 2)
  • Bed sheets 4 x 7 (at least 2)
  • Cutlery (Spoons Only)
  • Plastic Buckets (can be purchased in the school)
  • Padlock and Key Ring
  • Torch Light and Batteries
  • Re-chargeable Reading Lamp
  • Plastic Hangers
  • School Bag
  • Sweater
  • Raincoat/Umbrella
  • Toiletries
  • Laptop (Student’s name must be boldly engraved on it and also registered in the Students’ Affairs Office at resumption).
  • Writing materials
  • Sporting Wears;
  • T-shirts with sleeves, Track Down or short, Canvas Shoes (Sneakers), Swimming Trunk/Suit.
  • Provisions (EXCLUDING INDOMINE NOODLES)

LIST OF PROHIBITED ITEMS IN THE UNIVERSITY

ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC DEVICES:

  • Blenders
  • Electric Blankets, Mattresses or Beds
  • Electric Boiling Ring
  • Electric Kettle
  • Hair dryers
  • Microwaves/Rice Cooker/Hot Plates
  • Photocopying machines
  • Refrigerators
  • Toasters/Sandwich Maker/Grillers
  • Television sets/Video Machine/Computer Games.
  • Musical gadgets (Home Theatre, Public Address System, Amplifier, etc).

FOOD, DRINKS AND COOKING ITEMS

  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Noodles
  • Raw food items
  • Cooking utensils

PROHIBITED DRUGS

  • All Illicit Drugs
  • Cigarettes

WEAPONS OF ANY TYPE

  • Knives
  • Forks
  • Dagger
  • Cutlass
  • Firearms of any kind.
  • e.t.c

OTHERS

  • Binoculars
  • Fireworks
  • Siren
  • Lethal weapons & injections
  • Hubley Bubley
  • Kerosene Lamps
  • Candles, Matches & Gas Lighter
  • Face masks and all forms of camouflages are strictly prohibited in the University.
  • Any other item that may be specified from time to time.

VERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  1. 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.
  2. Identity Card must be obtained before permission into the Hall of Residence and must be worn always
  3. Students must duly comply with the ABUAD Residency Agreement before room allocation into the Halls of Residence
  4. 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.

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