Ahead of the inauguration of the Igbo Students' Association FUOYE Chapter, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Isaac Asuzu, has charged members of the young association to live an exemplary life in the university. Speaking while executive members of the association paid him a courtesy visit in his office last Thursday, the vice chancellor implored the students to be of good conduct, adding that they should live an exemplary life worthy of emulation since they are like strangers in the midst of people with varying cultural heritages.

Continuing, he said, “Avoid things that would tarnish your image or put you into trouble; always ensure people don't have negative things to say about you. Don't break the rules nor get involved in any group that causes menace to the society. Above all, shun cultism and study hard”. He promised his unflinching support to law-abiding associations in the university and assured that his door would remain open to such for interface towards ensuring growth and development.

The vice chancellor reaffirmed the fact that the university, being a federal institution, confers on all students equal opportunities and benefits without discrimination.

Earlier on, president of the association, Mr. Ebere Ahunanya had expressed delight at the vice chancellor for honoring them with his audience. He stated that the Igbo Students Association came with the purpose of acquainting themselves with the vice chancellor whom he described as 'our father'. “We want to use this medium to get a fatherly advice from you, to get support morally, socially, financially and otherwise since it is a young association”, the president further said.

He also promised on behalf of his executive, to work in line with other established associations on campus with the aim of upholding the motto of the institution which is 'Innovation and Character for National Transformation.' The student body had their academic adviser, Mr. Chikelue Umenyilorah in attendance.