Authorities of the University of Port Harcourt has banned jubilation on campus after the completion of examinations by final year students.
The university described students’ jubilation as nuisance, claiming that a student almost got killed during one of such celebrations.
Going forward, authorities of the institution vowed to punish any student who engages in wild jubilation after the completion of final examinations.
Spokesman of the university Sammy Kpenu said in a statement:
“The management of the university has been alerted about the recent wild jubilation which almost claimed the life of a student on campus.
“Management is aware that these jubilations are carried out by students in final-year classes. Management also considers such jubilation an act of nuisance aimed at disturbing the peace of the university environment. Such wild jubilation is also contrary to the rules of the institution.
“As a result, the university management has decided that students who engage in such wild jubilation by throwing items such as sachet water, mounting all sorts of musical equipment and turning their clothes into rags should forthwith desist from doing so.
“Going forward, any student found engaging in wild jubilation after final examination will be severely dealt with in accordance with the extant rules of the institution.
“Heads of Department and Deans should monitor the conducts of their students upon the completion of their final examination.”