Mutuku Warns Students Against Drug Abuse
Technical University of Mombasa’s Academic Research and Extension Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor Raphael Mutuku has warned students against engaging in drug and substance abuse on and outside campus.
Mutuku who flagged off the 10th edition of TUM Drug and Substance Abuse Day at the University which was flanked by Dean of Students Joel Awino and Student Counselor Madiha Salim.
He hailed the efforts by the dean of students’ and counseling offices who organizxed the event saying their prompt and sustainable programmes would go a long way in creating a healthy environment at the varsity that has about 13,000 students.
Mutuku backed efforts to rope in teaching and non-teaching staff in the awareness creation by Acting Vice Chancellor Professor Laila Abubakar. .
“We want everybody to be aware that drugs are very risky to our lives. We appeal to both students and staff to cooperate in this initiative,” said Mutuku.
The climax of the match was at popular students’ relaxing base nicknamed ‘Manyani’ believed to be the convergence zone for drug abuse.
TUMSO Deputy President Jacklyn Nzisa who advised students to participate in sports and other co-curricular activities said the students’ governing body has an elaborate plan for more drug and substance abuse sensitizations events across all the campuses.