By CrossRiverWatch admin
Students of the Federal College of Education (FCE) Obudu have expressed concerns over the state of the facilities in the female hostel as well as the security situation following countless robbery, thievery and snatching of bags.
Occupants of the hostel located along Girls Secondary School road popularly known as Abuja Hostel due to the perceived moral standard of the occupants complained bitterly to CrossRiverWatch over the state of facilities and insecurity despite the 10,000 Naira maintenance fee the institution’s management charges them every academic session.
“This has become a serious matter of state” says an occupant who simply gave her name as Faith. She continues, “the school collects 10,000 Naira every session as rent and maintenance fee yet the place is derelict like an abandoned warehouse.”
Anita who says she is a student in the College of Social Sciences adds that “If you see the way we are managing things inside, from the toilet to the bathrooms, taps and in fact everything screams for replacement.”
One of the respondents who spoke on condition of anonymity accused the institution of negligence and complacency.
According to her, “last week, we were robbed and they made away with some of our phones and laptops. The most annoying part is they made away with our foodstuffs also forcing us to feed from our friends outside the school.”
They also appealed to the school management to look into their plight as according to Faith, our lives are at stake.
Effort to get comments from the Public Relations Officer of the school failed as our reporter was told he was not on seat after several visits to his office.
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