The Vice Chancellor advised the new students against using codeine and tramadol saying it can affect their academic performance.
Out of the 53,513 UTME candidates who sought admission into the , the institution has matriculated only 3,514 candidates.
The figure according to the Guardian also includes 446 direct entry candidates who emerged out of the 2,659 applicants for admission into the university.
While addressing the new students, the Vice Chancellor of the University,said the success rate for admission in the institution currently stands at 6.6 percent for Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) students while direct entry admission stands at 16.8 percent.
VC advised new students to avoid drugs
Olayinka also advised the students to shun the use of drugs such as codeine, tramadol, rohypnol, ecstacy and various mixtures of cannabis adding that the drugs are very dangerous.
Apart from drugs, the University Vice Chancellor also advised the new students to shun all forms of violence on campus. – Pulse.NG