UNIVERSITY OF JOS MOUNTS STREET LIGHTS IN HOSTELS TO MARK IT’S CONCERN FOR STUDENTS’ SAFETY

In ensuring that its hostels are safe abode for students, management of the university of Jos have mounted solar powered street lights within and around the Naraguta campus.

This was made known by a security staff, Mr Benjamin. He disclosed that sequel to the civil unrest before the long break of ASUU strike, the school management had held meetings with the security arm of the school, on various ways to ensuring that the students are safe under the watch of the university, one of which was the planting of street lights in the school premises.

He further disclosed that this will help curb the menace of students being harassed at night by alleged students of the university, as well as support the fight against cultism on campus.

Peace Pam a student of agricultural science opined that the street lights has helped to improve the reading culture of students especially in this period of exams, who initially were scared of going out at night to read. One can decide to read in the classrooms in school and come back later at night without the initial fear of towing dark paths as the bright street lights illuminates the path ways she added.

Appreciating the school management, Bitrus John a Geo-planning student called on the management to spread this development to other aspects of the school environment like the Abuja hostel that needs renovation, amongst others.

IRABOR, FAITH OSEKAKANE

Edited by JM (4/5)

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