Management at the Ekiti State University (EKSU)
has promised to build more hostels to curb the
cohabitation of male and female undergraduates
otherwise known as “campus couple” syndrome.
The Vice Chancellor of EKSU, Prof. Samuel
Bandele, expressed that his intention is to make
the institution a fully residential one, adding that
provision of more hostels for students would be
Owing to very limited hostel accommodation on
the campus, many EKSU students live in nearby
Iworoko community as live-in lovers.
Bandele said: “ We are going to build more hostels
to house our students on the campus to make
them concentrate on their primary assignment as
students and this will help us reduce a situation on
which they live together as if they are married.
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“A situation in which a male student and a female
student live together under the same roof and the
lady will be cooking and doing other home chores
while the male will be providing the money and
they will be doing what husbands and wives do
together and their parents and guardians are not
aware of this.
“So, we hope to provide more hostels to bring
them to the campus and concentrate more on their
academic activities and not to waste their time on
living as couples outside the campus .”
Prof. Bandele also vowed to punish any lecturer
caught in the web of sexual harassment of
female undergraduates, TheNation reports.
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