Tinubu Appoints Kazaure, Chibudom Nwuche, Jerry Ugokwe Others To Tackle Social Vices

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News Investigators/ President Bola Tinubu has appointed a former Director General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Suleiman Kazaure and four others to form a special committee on campaign against social vices in tertiary institutions.

Mr. Kazaure, a retired major general, would lead the team, which includes a former deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, Chibudom Nwuche, to fashion out ways to address the growing concern of social vices plaguing tertiary institutions across the country.

A statement issued on Sunday by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Students Engagement, Sunday Asefon, noted that “drug abuse, sexual harassment, cultism, cybercrime and academic dishonesty among others are some of the social vices which hinder academic performance and personal development of some students.

Mr. Asefon added that those vices did not only hinder academic performance but also threatened the overall safety and well-being of students thereby casting a shadow over the vibrant environment of tertiary institutions.

“And also the need for a comprehensive and collaborative approach in tackling the menace of social vices in Nigeria’s tertiary institutions,” he said.

“The formation of the special committee underscores a significant commitment of the renewed hope agenda of President Bola Tinubu to safeguard the future of Nigerian students.

“And also the need for a comprehensive and collaborative approach in tackling the menace of social vices in Nigeria’s tertiary institutions,” he said.

Mr. Asefon said that the committee was drawn from various stakeholders, renowned educationists, students activists, and patriotic leaders among others.

He listed the newly formed special committee for the Eradication of Social Vices in Tertiary Institutions (SESV-TI) as Maj.- Gen. Suleiman Kazaure (rtd) and the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Nigeria Army University Biu, as the Chairman.

Others are Maxwell Okoye as Secretary, Prof. Jerry Ugokwe and a Professor of Legislative Studies

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