The Cross River State University of Technology, CRUTECH, has placed a ban on the use of school bags, caps/hats and berets.
The school’s management made the declaration following a rise in the activities of gangsters and cultists.
Among the aforementioned items, the varsity also banned rug sacks,
branded shirts, boots – items it tagged as those “appearing to be
The CRUTECH ordered that students not staying on campus must vacate
the school premises immediately after the last examination of the day,
placing also a ban on night classes as light will not supplied to
classes and workshops; restricting their use to day time only and before
The school also suspended indefinitely two students for cult-related activities.
The students, Arikpo Arikpo Ofem with registration number 14/EGC/078
(Electrical and Electronic Engineering) and Felix Udeme Umoren with
registration number 14/CSC/056 (Computer Science) both in level 200 were
This development is coming after the institution was hit with a wave of gangster-related activities.
At the weekend, no fewer than five students were killed following a
cult clash at Palm Street and Edem Edem Street around the school
According to CrossRiverWatch, the clash was between the Klans confraternity and the Black Axe.
About six security vans were mobilized to the school, patrolling the premises to prevent further damage.