The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) has placed a total ban on any cultural celebration by students of the university involving any form of fetish or ritual practices.
Notice of the ban was contained in a statement issued on Monday by the Dean of Students Affairs, Professor Edwin Omeje.
According to the statement, the ban took effect on Tuesday, June 15 2021.
The statement read partly, “I am therefore constrained to direct an immediate total ban of any cultural celebration by students of the University of Nigeria involving any form of fetish or ritual practices. This ban takes effect from today, Tuesday, 15th June 2021.
“Following this directive therefore, I humbly request all relevant authority to regularly sensor and monitor every cultural celebration programme by students at the Faculty, Departmental, State and all other levels.
“Please, kindly inform the students under your guide that henceforth, defaulters to this ban will be made to face the due punishment as enshrined in our regulations as a university.