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5,210 Students Admitted by BSUM for 2014/2015 Session

About BSUM:

Benue State University, Markurdi (BSUM) was established by the Benue State Government with the enactment of the Benue State University Edict No. 1 of 1991.

The University took off in the 1992/93 academic year with four faculties, namely, Arts, Education, Science and Social Sciences. Two Faculties, Law and Management Sciences came on stream in the 1993/94 academic year.

A post graduate school took off in the 1998/1999 academic year while the College of Health Sciences was established in the 2003/2004 academic session.

The University took off Nineteen years ago during the tenure of Late Rev. Fr. Moses Orshio Adasu as Executive Governor of Benue State. Adasu, therefore became the first Visitor of the University.

5,210 Students Admitted by BSUM for 2014/2015 Session

The Benue State University, Markurdi (BSUM), admitted a total of 5,210 students during the 23rd matriculation ceremony of the institution which took place on Friday, 6th February, 2015.

Speaking during the ceremony, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Charity Angya, disclosed that the new students were selected out of 7,457 candidates who sat for the 2014 Unified Tertiary and Matriculation Examination (UTME) and 3,343 who applied through Direct Entry.

She said that the matriculation ceremony marked the formal admission of students into the university and advised them to pay attention to their studies and shun vices.

Angya stressed that the university management had put in place security measures to check improper dressing, cultism, drug abuse and examination misconduct.

The VC urged the students to be wary of those they interact with, so that they would not be negatively influenced by people of questionable character.

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